28 April 2005
A SHAHSEVAN RUNNER
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1860
The bright golden yellow field with scattered stellar polychrome flowerheads with occasional minor animal and bird motifs around a central column of stepped hooked polychrome lozenges and medallions, in an ivory linked hooked polychrome stellar flowerhead border between aubergine angular vine stripes, spots of localised wear, naturally corroded black, scattered cobbled repairs with some repiling
10ft.10in. x 3ft.2in. (329cm. x 97cm.)
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