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Lot 93: A KIRMAN 'MILLEFLEURS' RUG, SOUTHEAST PERSIA |
01 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool pile technique
139cm across the top, 139cm across the bottom, 212cm the left side, 213cm the right side. Flexible handle, dense weave generally even 2mm pile overall. In excellent overall condition. Some losses to original fringing at both ends, both ends need overlocking. With original overcast sidecords. Very minor oxidisation to light brown, within the inner border. Very striking; a very finely woven and good example of this classical design.
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Dimensions: approximately 213 by 139cm; 7ft., 4ft. 6in.
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