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Early Azerbaijan rug  with an overall design of interlaced bold red arabesques linked by palmettes, NW Iran.


A NORTH WEST PERSIAN KELLEH
CIRCA 1800

Price Realized 7,170 ($12,669)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6897
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
29 April 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A NORTH WEST PERSIAN KELLEH
CIRCA 1800
The indigo field with an overall design of interlaced bold red arabesques linked by palmettes, overlaying and enclosing a variety of floral sprays, in a shaded rust-red border of linked angular meandering vine between running-dog stripes, original kilim strips at each end, scattered old repairs particularly in the lower half
12ft.2in. x 6ft.5in. (370cm. x 196cm.)