antique kerman afshar rug kerman province southern persia

Antique Kerman Afshar Rug, Kerman Province, Southern Persia.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

BM743

Description

Extremely finely knotted, this elegant rug was made by Afshar tribes in Kerman, southern Persia around 1860-1870. It is in very good condition with low-cropped woollen pile and a design of 2 stylized fish swimming around water-lilies in a water-garden - often referred to as the 'herati' pattern. The symbolic meaning of '2-fish' is happiness!
Size: 1.78m x 1.29m (5' 10" x 4' 3").
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Internal Ref: BM743



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