Fine Senneh Kilim

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3'10" x 4'6" - 117cm x 137cm
C 1920
Flatweave, wool warp & weft
Upon request
The designs involve some repeat pattern, or diaper, the herāti, in which a diamond lattice pattern peeps through a tangle of blossoms and leaves or through intricate versions of the boteh, a leaf with curling, The rug is prized for his fine, delicate design and his distinctive, weaving technique. display a precise, crisp somewhat geometric drawing that corresponds to the precision of the weave. Colors tend to be varied and rich, but soft as well. Senneh rugs they are by far the most sophisticated of the Kurdish rugs. Senneh has a long history of carpet production before commercial companies and exporters entered the market. The carpets of Senneh are unique in their single-weft construction and use of interlaced warps. Even the yarns used in Senneh rugs are of the finest quality and are spun very tightly. The tightly knotted structure produces a very fine and durable surface that is distinguished by a rough, bumpy back. Many of the best antique Senneh rugs feature traditional patterns, such as the Gol-i-Bolbol, which have been used in the area for centuries.