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A FINE ANTIQUE PEREPEDIL RUG, the indigo field scattered with a variety of floral motifs and flowerheads together with animals, dromedaries and human figures around a string of red and white octagons alternating with rams' horn motifs, flanked by large hooked dart-motifs, two arched panels above with the date AH13[0]8 (AD 1890-91), another small panel with the inscription 'sanat' for 'year', in a pistachio-green mock-kufic and flowerhead border between diagonally panelled stripes, inner spiralling ribbon stripe, outer stellar flowerhead and meandering carnation stripe, a short kilim strip at each end (small areas and crease lines of slight wear)

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A FINE ANTIQUE PEREPEDIL RUG, the indigo field scattered with a variety of floral motifs and flowerheads together with animals, dromedaries and human figures around a string of red and white octagons alternating with rams' horn motifs, flanked by large hooked dart-motifs, two arched panels above with the date AH13[0]8 (AD 1890-91), another small panel with the inscription 'sanat' for 'year', in a pistachio-green mock-kufic and flowerhead border between diagonally panelled stripes, inner spiralling ribbon stripe, outer stellar flowerhead and meandering carnation stripe, a short kilim strip at each end (small areas and crease lines of slight wear) 5ft.2in. x 4ft.4in. (157cm. x 132cm.)
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