3 May 2001,
Price realised GBP 2,938
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A FEREGHAN RUG
West Persia, circa 1890
The ivory field with overall delicate scrolling flowering and leafy vine in an ivory border of half-palmettes and half-rosettes issuing floral sprays between rust-red floral meander and barber-pole stripes, minute stains, slight wear, missing outer guard stripe
6ft.3in. x 4ft.3in. (191cm. x 130cm.)
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