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Hand-Knotted Persian "Vase" Wool And Silk Prayer Rug

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A hand-knotted Persian wool and silk prayer rug. This area rug is rendered in a palette of ivory, camel, cornflower, terracotta, apricot, celedon, goldenrod, taupe, and olive. The ivory colored mihrab is densely filled with a pair of flowering trees flanking a large vase at the lower end. Capping the niche is a cornflower grounded area infilled with an array of flowering branches. Framing the field is a camel colored main border that features birds perched atop a spray as well as swans at each end, along with a pair of floral meander guard borders. Finishing this rug are overcast selvedges and a wool warp fringe to the ends. It is unlabeled.

Type Area Rug
Materials Wool, Silk
Manufacturing Process Handmade
Approximate Size 4′ × 6′
Origin Iran
Brand Unknown
Period Contemporary
Rug Style Pile
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- minor wear and discoloration.


50.5" W x 0.25" H x 77.5" D

- approximately 4.2’ W x 6.4’ D.

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