West Central Persian
11' 4" x 13' 4" (345cm x 406cm) Late 19th Century
Price upon request
SULTANABAD, West Central Persian
11' 4" x 13' 4"
345cm x 406cm
Late 19th Century
("New Arrivals Gallery") A vivid example of the great originality of the room-size carpets amassed in our collection, this 11-1/2 x 13-1/2 piece with its entirely unexpected center mandala is a true rarity among antique Sultanabads. With undeniable majesty, a shimmering field of dense, exquisitely colored blossoms unfolds in an array of soft-toned colors. Unexpectedly upon this deep indigo backdrop, a diminutive square medallion enclosing a stylized samovar provides an intriguing golden focus, ably supported by luxurious stepped cornerpieces. Also offering a highly sought-after generous width, this incredibly nuanced art carpet comes to us in exceedingly good condition for its substantial age.
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