Lot 46: A QASHQA'I RUNNER, SOUTHWEST PERSIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
104cm across the top, 107cm across the bottom, 444cm the left hand side, 452cm the right hand side. Overall in very good condition. Pile generally an even 2-3mm with some minor areas to knotbars, for an example see madder in top left corner spandrel and central medallion. There is a band of abrash beneath the central medallion which appears as a lighter blue, visible from the online image. Original flatweave at both ends, the knotted fringing at the top with some losses the bottom end fringing has been trimmed. With original overcast green and red sidecords, with some losses. Some minor spot repairs. This runner is a charming example and in ready to use condition.
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Dimensions: approximately 452 by 107cm; 14ft. 10in., 3ft. 6in.
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