2'3 x 4'1 Hand-Knotted Persian Sarouk Rug, 1930s
|Approximate Size||2′ × 4′|
|Rug Style||Pile, Knotted|
|Fringe/End Finish||Natural Warp|
|Selvedges/Side Finish||Hand Overcast|
- holes in rug scattered within the central field pattern; areas of crushed and thinned pile wear with exposed knot collars, visible foundations, and threadbare pile scattered towards one end; scattered, trailing pile loss indicative of insect damage; abrash, uneven fade, and light discoloration to pile; dye bleed throughout pile; selective loss of some brown yarns due to dye corrosion; buckling and creases from folded storage; broken yarns and snags to selvedge binding; fraying to weave and loss of fringe at one end, with supportive stitches along edge to prevent further fray; distortion to form with variation in width and depth.