28 April 2005
A NAIN CARPET
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1920
The oatmeal field with linked scrolling leaf and palmette vine around an indigo cusped medallion filled with wine-red and sky-blue palmettes with scrolling vine enclosing a sky-blue floral centrepiece, in a wine-red palmette and scrolling leafy vine border between triple floral meander stripes, a signature cartouche at one end, finely woven with full pile throughout, overall excellent condition
12ft.6in. x 8ft.1in. (382cm. x 247cm.)
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,The inscription reads Sadeqi Iran Nayini.
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