AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY HERAT FRAGMENTARY CARPET, AFGANISTAN
approx: 8ft.11in. x 6ft.8in.(271cm. x 204cm.)
Classic Herati pattern with animals, palmettes and floral vine border. Central medallion with Coats of Arms. This piece has scattered localized wear. Ends and selvages are secured with touches of frying in few places. Border is back with canvas. Old reweaves, well done and lightly faded over the years. In general this fragmentary carpet is in good usable condition throughout.
Attractive and sought after type on the market.