Antique distressed Persian Shahsavan long rug. This piece was woven in the second half of the 19th century featuring archaic Lenkoran bird medallions. Fabulous white ground main border and a chocolate brown foundation. Decorative distressed floor rug or makes a great wall hanging.
Age: Circa 1850-1875
Origin: Northwest Persia
Style: Shahsavan, Lenkoran
Dimensions: 4'3 x 9'1
Condition: Good condition with even wear to knot heads. Areas showing full pile loss to foundation. Two minor holes.
Color Palette: 7 colors - Brown, red, blue, white, camel, green, apricot
Composition: 100% wool
Reference: See "Azerbaijani Caucasian Rugs", by. I. Kerimov, pg. 556; plate #202, states "...have never discovered blackish brown or dark brown wool wefts in Lenkoran rugs."
One of a kind antique rug, handwoven and handknotted.
Carefully cleaned by hand using our proprietary technique with organic and natural supplies.