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Antique handmade oversized carpet #41982 Torshiz Iran 14.11 x 7.8 feet

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Item Number: 41982
Provenance: Torshiz
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 14.11 x 7.8 ft
Made: ca. 1890
Pile: wool
Design: geometric / allover
Ground Color: dark blue
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 20,000

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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This Torshiz has a "Herati" or "Mahi" design (has its origin in Herat, ca. 16th century, short for "Mahi to Hos" meaning "fish in the pond"). A rosette is surrounded by a rhombus which is again surrounded by four bent leaves. The name "Mahi" meaning "fish" was given to this design because the leaves resemble swimming fish.



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