Large Antique Persian Kerman Rug, South Central Persia. A fine wool pile hand-knotted and tightly woven on an all cotton foundation. A meticulous traditional dense Islamic floral geometric pattern of Arab medallion design, having a large stepped edge medallion on center with floral designs on a dark blue field surrounded by six Arab medallions and the corner spandrels with a steel blue field. The rest of the surrounding spandrels are of a deep red field. The major border of multi-colored 16 sided medallions alternating with floral lozenges on a dark blue field. Each side of the border with five more patterned minor borders. Contemporary carpet pad of the same size included.
Condition: Some fading on one Arab medallion, some minor red bleeding, body intact, ends complete, edges wrapped wool over cotton, overall fine condition.
Measuring: 139 in. x 166 in.
Provenance: R. H. Dinihanian, Palm Springs, CA