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Fine Antique Persian Kirman Midnight Blue Handmade Wool Rug

$ 110,000
  • Description
    An early 20th century midnight blue Persian rug with a palmette and leafy vinery trellis overall in rust and sage within a broad rust palmette border.

    Colors can range from ivory, blue, and magenta to a more golden and saffron cast. As unique as their designer, no two Kerman rugs are precisely alike. Because of the tremendous demand for Kirman Persian rugs, and because of the complex demographics of those generating the demand, a surprising variety of styles and designs were produced. While some Kirman rugs were woven explicitly for moneyed buyers from the West, there were also local consumers which only added to the diversity of the Kirman antique area rugs. This diversity is seen in the range of motifs which can range from well-known and original Persian motifs to western motifs; striped and repetitive motifs, vase, Toranj (Citron), symmetric, garden, animal shapes, and pictorial carpets.
  • More Information
    Period: 1900-1919
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1900
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: BB7565
    Incollect Reference #: 534674
  • Dimensions
    W. 132 in; H. 228 in;
    W. 335.28 cm; H. 579.12 cm;
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1965, Doris Leslie Blau’s rug emporium is the stuff of design legends. For decades it was known as the go-to source for those seeking the best in the unusual antique and avant-garde. Now owned by Nader Bolour, to whom Doris turned over the business, the gallery has not only continued the tradition of carrying the best of antique and vintage pieces, but has also forged ahead to create unique and innovative contemporary and custom rugs as well.

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