Lot 54: A SERAB RUNNER, NORTHWEST PERSIA |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, pile
96cm across the top, 99cm across the bottom, 332cm from the left, 331cm from the right. Flexible handle, with soft lustrous even 4mm pile overall. With minute scattered repairs and some oxidisation to browns commensurate with dye. The top end with some oxidisation to brown edging with original flatweave and densely knotted overturned end, with section of repair in upper left corner. The lower end overlocked with vestiges of original fringing. This is a particularly dramatic and striking runner in nice condition.
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Dimensions: approximately 332 by 99cm; 10ft. 11in., 3ft. 3in.
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