28 April 2005
A TABRIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1900
The ivory field with an overall lattice of pastel polychrome flowerheads linked by scrolling leafy vine, in a celadon-green palmette, flowerhead and scrolling leafy vine border between fox-brown flowering vine and serrated leaf stripes and ice-blue and ivory scrolling S-motif minor stripes, a plain ivory outer stripe, evenly worn, area of damage with a couple of holes at one side, light scattered surface stains
12ft.9in. x 8ft.9in. (390cm. x 265cm.)
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