Semi-antique wide runner #43178 Kolyai Iran 17.3 x 4.3 feet
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More about the provenance Kolyai | Iran
The provenance is Kolyai (province of Kermanshah). Kolyai is located in West Iran. Kolyai rugs are usually made by Kurdish people.
This Kolyai 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.