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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, late 19th century.


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized $42,948

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6941
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
14 October 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The shaded rust-red field with an overall design of polychrome palmettes linked by angular serrated leafy vine, in a shaded sky-blue bold turtle-palmette and angular flowering vine border between narrow ivory leafy vine and shaded rust-red floral meander stripes, even light overall wear, each end missing a few knots, selvages fraying
18ft.7in. x 12ft.3in. (565cm. x 373cm.)