A FINE ANTIQUE TEHERAN PRAYER RUG, NORTH PERSIA
approx: 6ft.5in. x 4ft.6in.(196cm. x 137cm.)
Unusual rug, loosely based on Mughal prayer rug design. Very good colour combination. Bold appearance. This rug has full pile, soft wool quality. Ends with short fringes, secured. Selvages rebound, well done. Fine weave, approx: 7 x 7 knots per sq. cm. Very attractive and seldom found design in Teheran weaving. Very similar design rug, woven in silk was sold through Christie’s sale on the 23th. April 2013 for £20k. In general this rug is in very good condition throughout. Very elegant and lovely furnishing piece.