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Hand-Knotted Inscribed Persian Afshari Bijar Wool Palace Sized Rug

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A hand-knotted inscribed Persian Afshari Bijar palace-sized rug. This wool rug begins with a highly detailed center starburst medallion with attached pendants grounded in midnight blue and camel on an open burgundy field. Spandrels are grounded in midnight blue and infilled with palmette medallions, and repeating floral and foliate motifs in rich colors. Framing the field is a primary border with a stylized herati design, as well as flower and leaf guard borders. It is inscribed ‘Sanatkhar’ to a rust grounded guard border at one end. The rug is finished with overcast selvedges and a wool warp fringe to the ends. It is unlabeled.

Type Palace Sized Rug
Materials Wool
Manufacturing Process Handmade
Approximate Size 11′ × 15′
Origin Iran
Brand Unknown
Period Contemporary
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. The winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup. International shipping may be restricted.


- to fair; minor wear and discoloration; exposed knots, mostly in primary border; minor dirt and debris present.


138.0" W x 0.5" H x 177.0" D

- approximately 11.5’ W x 14.7’ D.

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