• Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction at Christies

    Sale 7845

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    15 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    A SILK AND METAL-THREAD SOUF KASHAN CARPET

    CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SILK AND METAL-THREAD SOUF KASHAN CARPET
    CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Minimal wear on crease lines, fringes partly replaced, otherwise very good condition
    9ft.7in. x 6ft.8in. (292cm. x 204cm.)


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    The approx. knot count is 9H x 9V per sq. cm.

    The metal-thread is woven into the structure in a slightly different way in the medallion when compared to the field and border. This makes the medallion appear lighter in colour, similar in effect to the two tones of metal used in the best Polonaise rugs.

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