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Antique Heriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran


 HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized $37,560


Sale Information
Christies SALE 6423
DAVIDE HALEVIM : MAGNIFICENT CARPETS & TAPESTRIES
14 February 2001
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
The ivory field with palmettes issuing angular flowering and leafy vine around a central shaded green-blue panel containing a shaded pale pink flatenned medallion issuing palmettes enclosing a rosette centrepiece, pale pink spandrels similar, in a shaded brick-red border of turtle-palmettes and angular vine meander between shaded blue rosette meander stripes, outer stripes rewoven at each end, slight wear
11ft.7in. x 8ft.7in. (352cm. x 260cm.)