24 x 23 cm (9 x 8.5 in.)
|| 20 wrapping wefts/inch.
|| rust red, maroon-purple, light blue, medium blue, dark blue, yellow, pistachio green, dark brown, ivory (9).
|| excellent, complete with back.
|| I have been seen these attributed to the Qashqa’i, and when I finally owned one I realized why: it’s that pistachio green we see on their finer and earlier kilims and which I personally always equate to the Qashqa’i - just like that characteristic shade of aubergine we see on early Cappadocian rugs.
|| Teheran trade (circa 1970), Edi Egli Collection, St. Gallen.