20 December 2000
An unusual antique Kirman Laver carpet
The ivory field with dense flowering and leafy vine together with bold scrolling arabesques linking various floral panels, cypress trees and boteh in an ivory border of stylised palmettes arabesques and delicate floral vine, between blackcurrant-red and indigo floral meander stripes, worn, new cord at the sides, old repairs
390cm. x 281cm.
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