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


A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized $42,917

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6375
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
12 October 2000
London, King Street

Lot Description
A HERIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The ivory field with bold angular palmettes and rosettes issuing angular serrated leaves and floral sprays around a central panel enclosing a rosette centrepiece, in a dusty rose border of polychrome turtle-palmettes and angular flowering vine between light blue linked rosette and barber-pole stripes, areas of repiling, ends rewoven
15ft.6in. x 10ft.11in. (471cm. x 332cm.)