Lot 456

A VERY FINE SILK KASHAN CARPET, CENTRAL PERSIA
approx: 11ft.5in. x 7ft.10in.(347cm. x 238cm.)
Very nice overall design with multicoloured palmettes  and scrolling floral and leafy vine, together with animal figures and birds. In similar design border between floral and plain stripes. Localized wear mainly on edges end one corner. Ends slightly fraying. Selvages original. Very fine weave, approx; 8 x 8 knots per sq. cm; woven on silk foundation. Classy and attractive piece despite imperfections. This carpet would benefit from light cleaning to refresh colours

Estimate: £700-£1,000