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Antique Zanjan rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran.


Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010 at 03 PM
Lot: 130
Zanjan: This small village rug in zaronim format was woven in Zanjan, the northernmost village of the Hamadan region. A hexagonal central medallion with attached points stands alone in the ivory field. Small botehs linked by vines decorate the midnight blue corners. The border consists of three stripes of equal width containing botehs, rosettes and vines, surrounded by a wide camel edge. Newly overcast sides, somewhat reduced ends.
Origin: West Persia, Hamadan region
Size: 140 x 98 cm
Age: Ca. 1900
Estimate: 1.900,00