• 4'3 X 9'1 Antique Persian Shahsavan Long Rug [TAK0072]

    Collector's Notes

    Antique worn 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 worn 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 hand-knotted.

    Carefully cleaned by hand using our proprietary technique with organic and natural supplies.