Afshar Long Rug. Circa 1900. Four different distinct borders enclose the classic flower center stepped medallions with one vase at top of field. Heavy structure type with thick pile. Great condition. Original four sides. Chevron brocaded ends. 10 colors. 9’2” X 5’4”. Delicately hand washed. This is a variant of the Classic Afshar Vase design. For reference, see ‘Oriental Carpets’, by: Jon Thompson, pg. 80.