London, South Kensington
6 June 2001
A fine Malayir runner, West Persia
The shaded indigo field with stylised polychrome open herati pattern, in deep red border of polychrome rosettes and serrated leaves between shaded indigo rosette and barber-pole stripes, very slight wear, small old repairs
592cm. x 112cm.(19ft.6in. x 3ft.8in.)
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