3 May 2001
AN ISFAHAN CARPET
Central Persia, circa 1930
The ivory field with palmettes issuing scrolling flowering and leafy vine around a central burgundy cusped medallion with pendants enclosing a rosette centrepiece, the medium blue spandrels similar, in a brick-red border containing palmettes issuing floral sprays and flowering and leafy vine between ivory and medium blue delicate floral meander stripes, plain outer burgundy stripe, ends complete with knotted fringe, minute surface stains
10ft.8in. x 7ft. (324cm. x 213cm.)
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