The inscriptions read:
'amal-e 'Ustad Abu'l-Qasem Kirmani (made by the master Abu'l-Qasem Kirmani) )
Farmayesh-e .... Salmasi (ordered by ...... Salmasi).
A smaller silk rug of very similar design was sold in these Rooms 14 October 1999, lot 75. The note to that lot mentions further examples in his better known pictorial style.