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Antique wide runner № 59470 Malayer, ca. 1920 Iran 16.6 x 3.6 feet

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Item Number: 59470
Provenance: Malayer, ca. 1920
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 16.6 x 3.6 ft (runner)
Made: ca. 1920
Pile: wool
Design: floral and geometric / allover
Ground Color: dark blue / navy
Remarks:
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet

The pile of this carpet is made of wool

The main element of this carpet design is the Botteh pattern, and in its smaller version: Mir design, in the West known as Paisley design. The Botteh motif is depicted in the shape of a teardrop and represents fertility and eternal life. It is often found in carpets from Kerman in Iran, India, and antique Caucasian rugs. The word Botteh comes from the Persian word for bush.
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 6,500

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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More about the provenance Malayer, ca. 1920 | Iran

Malayer is located about 80 km South of Hamadan. However, Malayer rugs resemble Farahan rugs more than Hamadans. Farahan (Feraghan) is approx. 100 km South-West of Malayer. Though Malayers are fuller and higher in their pile than Farahans.



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