Northwest Persian (SOLD)
5' 0" x 7' 1" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
SENNEH, Northwest Persian
5' 0" x 7' 1"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
("Toronto Treasury, Part 2") This supremely refined antique Senneh carpet displays the consummate craftsmanship and tremendous artistic dexterity of this prized village weaving style. It demonstrates the great command necessary to render symmetrical, densely ornamented forms, successfully capturing the dynamic harmony that is the quintessential skill of classical Persian weaving. Within spacious hexagonal reserve, an elegant geometric medallion of unique design holds incredibly detailed garlands andGuli Farang (“Foreign Flower”) blossoms derived from the European cabbage rose motif.