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  • Ardabil kilim runner 2
    Ardabil kilim runner 1

    Ardabil kilim runner

    POA A handsome kilim runner of slit tapestry construction from the Ardabil region of north-west Iran. This runner is a fine example of the dyer's art and features a deep indigo ground contrasted with striking geometric motifs. c. First half, 20th century 136 cm x 478 cm
  • baluchi-carpet
    Baluchi carpet 1

    Baluchi Carpet

    POA A stunning example of a large rug woven by Baluchi tribespeople of south-eastern Iran. Rugs of this size are often referred to as ‘main carpets’ and are flanked by side and head carpets in the traditional array. As is typical of Baluchi weavings, colours are muted and dark in palate. c. Fourth-quarter, 19th Century Width: 170 cm; Length:430 cm
  • Egyptian revival hanging 1
    Egyptian revival hanging 2

    Egyptian Revival appliqué, c. 1920s

    Attractive Egyptian Revival appliqué constructed on a hand-woven cotton base, c. 1920s. This example features a myriad of symbols set against the figure of a deity. H: 189 cm, W: 94 cm
  • oi-paliak-suzani
    Oi Paliak Suzani

    Oi Paliak Suzani

    POA A dramatic textile known as ‘oi paliak’ or moon design from the Tashkent region of Uzbekistan, embroidered in silk on a cotton base. Embroidery of this type is often associated with dowry traditions and is used as a cover or element of décor in the domestic setting. c. Third-quarter, 19th Century 220 cm x 190 cm
  • Sarab runner 2
    Sarab runner 3

    Sarab Runner

    POA A handsome 19th century runner from the Heriz region of north-western Iran, attributed to weavers from the village of Sarab. In his book ‘The Persian Carpet’, Cecil Edwards notes that almost all weavings from this area were in the ‘strip’ or runner form with examples of higher quality making liberal use of a natural camel palate, as is the case here. c. 1880 Width: 103 cm; Length: 486 cm
  • Uzbek soumak rug 1 (5)
    Uzbek soumak rug  (1)

    Uzbek soumak rug

    POA A rare tribal rug woven in the Uzbekistan region of central Asia. This example employs the soumak weaving technique; a time-consuming process of weft wrapping which results in loose threads on the underside of the rug. c. First half, 20th century 320 cm x 166 cm
  • Veramin kilim 5
    Veramin kilim 2

    Veramin kilim

    POA A flat-woven or kilim rug from the Vermain region, south-east of Tehran, featuring dramatic gul-like designs. c. First half, 20th century 340 cm x 170 cm