28 April 2005
A FINE ISFAHAN CARPET
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1950
The navy-blue field with bold scrolling leafy vine arabesques encircling a cusped brick-red medallion with an ivory centrepiece, a small palmette pendant above and below, the part ivory and sky-blue spandrels similar, in an ochre palmette and scrolling vine border between ivory and sky-blue palmette meander, full pile throughout, overall excellent condition
10ft.8in. x 6ft.9in. (324cm. x 206cm.)
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The knot count is 11H x 10V per cm. sq.
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