Lot 149: A HERIZ CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
Overall measurements: 352cm across the top,360 cm across the bottom, 532cm along left side, 536cm along right side Pile variable, generally fair 2-3mm. Low to knotbars in the central medallion and with repair in the upper left hand green lobe, approx. 10cm by 15cm, re-woven flat stitched and coloured. Some marks and discolouration in upper left hand quadrant of central medallion. Slight losses to outer guard stripes at each end and wear to fringes, sidecords however in good condition. Carpet would benefit from a professional clean and having the ends overlocked. Otherwise generally a sound robust carpet ready for decorative use.
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Dimensions: approximately 536 by 360cm; 17ft. 7in., 11ft. 9in.
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