Antique Afshar Rug, Shiraz, Persia A low wool pile in Turkish knot tightly woven on an all wool base. A traditional boteh lattice repeat design of alternating colours of boteh divided by stalks of chevrons on a dark blue field. The major border design of a stepped stripe. Two labels stitched to the back side.
Condition: Low pile, 4 small patches, short fringe ends and double wrapped edge, otherwise fine.
Slightly irregular measurements average dimensions are: 21.5 in. x 50 in. (55 x 127cm)
2 lbs. 14 oz. (1350g)
Provenance: R. H. Dinihanian, Palm Springs, CA
Stitched Tags: “Made in Iran”, the other illegible.