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    Sale 7429

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    25 October 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 116

    A KIRMAN PICTORIAL RUG

    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KIRMAN PICTORIAL RUG
    SOUTH EAST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
    Full pile, selvages replaced, overall very good condition

    7ft.1in. x 4ft.5in. (214cm. x 135cm.)


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    The story of Layla and Majnun is one of the most popular in Iranian literature. Here the weaver depicts Majnun running into the wilderness, the figure of Layla trying to persuade him to return and finally where the wild animals, instead of turning against him, eventually learn to shelter and protect him.

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