28 April 2005
A PAIR OF FEREGHAN RUGS
WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
The ivory field of each, densely filled with scrolling hooked vine issuing polychrome boteh enclosing minor floral sprays, in an ivory serrated leaf and angular vine border scattered with minor stylised floral motifs between ivory flowering vine stripes, both in excellent condition
6ft.6in. x 4ft. (198cm. x 122cm.) and 6ft.8in. x 3ft.11in. (204cm. x 119cm.) (2)
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It has been suggested that these rugs come from Ghaisabad village in the Fereghan district.
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