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    Sale 7572

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    A KURDISH RUNNER

    NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A KURDISH RUNNER
    NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
    Minor localised wear, otherwise good condition
    10ft.4in. x 3ft.6in. (314cm. x 107cm.)


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    The field design of paired serrated leaves which form an overall lattice, is one that can be found on many earlier Kurdish pieces at the beginning of the 19th century. Two examples, one on a blue field the other on a white field, are illustrated by James D. Burns; Antique Rugs of Kurdistan, A Historical Legacy of Woven Art, London, 2002, pl.24 pp.94-5 and pl.51, pp.164-5.

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