20 December 2000
A North-West Persian runner
The camel field with three sea-green and blue linked floral medallions, surrounded by floral sprays and animals, triangular part medallions to each side, in a double floral border dated 1331, probably loss of outer border, reduced in length
338cm. x 112cm.
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