Antique N.W. Persian Runner

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3'4" x 11'7" - 102cm x 353cm
C 1900
Wool pile, wool warp & weft
North West Persian Rugs are straddling the Caucasus mountains, Caspian sea and borders with South Asia. Rugs produced in North West Persia represent a convergence of cultures from the Kazakhs and Khazars to the invading Mughals. The region of N. West Persia includes parts of Iran, Azerbaijan and Armenia. Here is a remarkable antique Oriental rug an antique tribal runner rug on a grand scale, featuring a very desirable, traditional Kurdish design throughout. Large, abstract, geometric figures of red, blue and white abound throughout the fifteen feet of this gorgeous antique runner from North West Persia, punctuated by floral elements and further abstract symbols throughout. A fascinating border of complementary colors and designs frames the entire action of the central field, giving the carpet a deeper overall impression of cultural authenticity. Sure to be appreciated by the keen collector of traditional, tribal designs, this Kurdish runner is a brilliant example and a dynamic composition