Lot 443

AN EXTREMELY FINE PART SILK ISFAHAN CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA
approx:10ft.9in. x 6ft.11in.(326cm. x 211cm.)

The ivory field with delicate scrolling palmette and floral vine around concentric arabesque central medallion. Spandrels similar. In a similar design border between floral, arabesques and plain stripes. This carpet has full pile, kurk wool quality. Original ends with kilim and fringes. Selvages original. Scattered dirt stains and touches of discolouration in one or two small places. the conditions should improve with professional cleaning and subject to professional quote. Extremely fine weave, approx: 11 x 10 knots per sq.cm; woven on silk foundation. Very good quality carpet and fine example for this type.

Estimate: £700-£1,000