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Antique Saujbulag rug with allover serrated leaf motif

Code: SJB01N

Age: 19th century

: 172x224cm

Size (ft): 5'7"x7'4"

Structure: wool pile, ivory wool warps and red wool wefts.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description: The rug was made possibly by Mukri tribe in Western Azerbaijan Province of Iran.

The midnight blue field shows a repeat of large cruciform flowers in a diamond lattice of ivory serrated leaves. The "S" (dragon) motif of the red-ground main border with striking dotted outlines is rarely seen in Sauj Bulag rugs made in the mountainous region surrounding Lake Urmia. Herrmann has published an example with an identical border. Good pile, excellent condition, reselvedged.

Literature: HERRMANN, EBERHART, Seltene Orientteppiche 6. Munich 1984, no. 45

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