A Collection of Exquisite Small Persian Tribal Weavings

Pile khorjin face
Shahsavan Confederacy
Northwest Persia
Circa 1880
48 x 45 cm (19 x 17.5 in.)

Knot count: 13 H x 15 V = 195 kpsi.
Colours: red, peach, blue, yellow, blue-green, dark brown, ivory (7).
Condition: good pile overall with a couple of minor areas of slight wear, a small reweave in the upper right hand border (2 x 6 cm/1 x 2.5 in.), missing end guard stripes all around.
Notes: woven on a cotton foundation with a rather silky wool, resulting in a handle which we often associate with the long rugs ascribed to the Meshkin area.
Provenance: Hermann Fink, Vienna.

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