12 October 2000
A TABRIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1910
The shaded grey blue field containing bold palmettes and angular flowering and leafy vine around a brick-red medallion issuing pendants and cloudbands enclosing a rosette centrepiece, in a shaded brick-red border of turtle-palmettes and flowering leafy vine meander between ivory rosette and palmette meander and shaded grey blue rosette vine meander outer stripe, slight loss at one end, selvages rebound
16ft.8in. x 11ft. (507cm. x 335cm.)
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