12 October 2000
A LARGE SAROUK FEREGHAN CARPET
WEST PERSIA, DATED AH 1337/1918-19 AD
The shaded dusty rose field with angular flowering and leafy vine around a large central indigo medallion of similar design with pendants enclosing a rosette centrepiece issuing angular flowering vine, four signature cartouches within medallion, the ivory spandrels similar, in a shaded medium blue border containing bold palmettes and angular vine meander between apricot and ivory floral meander, reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, plain outer stripe, areas of repair
24ft.8in. x 13ft.4in. (750cm. x 406cm.)
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The inscription cartouches can be read: The work of the workshop of Hajji Khan 1337.
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