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Early Azerbaijan rug with an overall Bid Majnun design, NW Iran.


A NORTH WEST PERSIAN KELLEH
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

Price Realized 4,541 ($8,024)

Sale Information
Christie's SALE 6897
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
29 April 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A NORTH WEST PERSIAN KELLEH
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
The indigo field with an overall Bid Majnun design of a variety of flowering trees, in a shaded brick-red rosette and serrated leaf border between ivory floral meander stripes, localised areas of wear, occasionally severe, scattered repairs particularly in the upper half, selvages replaced, loss at each end
15ft.10in. x 5ft.5in. (482cm. x 165cm.)