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


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized $29,899

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6815
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
16 October 2003
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
North West Persia, circa 1890
The ivory field scattered with angular flowerheads and minor geometric motifs overlaid by an angular lattice linked by bold palmettes, in a narrow rust-red turtle-palmette and flowering vine border between pale pink and ice-blue floral meander stripes, localised areas of wear particularly at one end, small patch repair in outer border at one side, a few rows of knots missing at either ends
18ft.1in. x 12ft.4in. (551cm. x 376cm.)