28 April 2005
A SHAHSAVAN KILIM
NORTH WEST PERSIA, MID 19TH CENTURY
The field arranged with broad polychrome diagonal rows containing bold octagons with hooked stellar polychrome centres divided by narrow mill-pattern stripes, in a shaded reciprocal skittle-pattern border, minor repairs, very good condition
16ft.7in. x 7ft.11in. (504cm. x 241cm.)
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A similar example can be seen in James D. Burns: Antique Rugs of Kurdistan, United Kingdom, 2002,pl.71, pp.216-7
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