28 April 2005
A SILK KASHAN CARPET
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The ivory field with an overall design of dense flowering trees, shrubs and flowers with a variety of perching birds, in a wine-red bird and flowering tree border between mauve bird and flowering vine and ivory floral meander stripes, excellent condition
11ft.10in. x 8ft.3in. (360cm. x 250cm.)
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The knot count is 9 horizontal by 8 vertical per cm. sq.
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