28 April 2005
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
The ivory field with pastel-coloured angular leaf and palmette vine around a cusped pale pink lozenge medallion filled with angular vine surrounding a shaded sky-blue and sandy yellow floral centrepeice, a palmette pendant above and below, the cusped pastel-pink spandrels with bold linked serrated leaves, in a rose-pink turtle-palmette and angular flowering vine border between ivory angular leaf and hooked vine stripes, overall excellent condition
11ft.5in. x 9ft.4in. (348cm. x 283cm.)
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A detail of this carpet can be seen before lot 181.
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