Saturday, March 14, 2009
Maratha Legacy to be sold for $20 Mn
The famous Pearl Carpet of Baroda is up for sale in Bahrain and is expected to fetch Rs. 100 Crs. This makes it the most expensive carpet in the world!
3M Trivia – It was commissioned in 1860s by Maharaja Khanderao Gaikwad of Baroda for the tomb of Prophet Mohammed at Medina but did not gift it after his courtiers showed their displeasure!