140x98 persian

Dec 06, 2021. 11:53 UTC
140x98 Persian
Kyle
United States of America

Category
Persian carpets

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Maybe
Description

140x98 Persian. 1940 stitched on name with other unknown writing. Silk and wool blend.

Provenance

Recently arrived in Bahrain from Iran

Answered within 2 days
Dec 08, 12:31 UTC
By Denizalp D.

Fair Market Value

$800 - $1,000 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$900 USD
What does this mean?

Hello Kyle,

I’m very glad that you chose Mearto for your online appraisal,

Considering the photographs, overall pattern, knot density and the colours,
I concluded that this is a beautiful Isfahan Rug made in 1940. Writing on the piece reads as "Esfahan Baba", "Esfahan" is the city of Isfahan in Iran and "Baba" may refer to a sort of nickname for the master weaver. "Baba" is a word of Turkish origin but some weavers who are members of a religious-artistic cult called "Bektashi Order" were also called baba to time to time in some parts of Iran. Your piece is very skillfully knotted with a 100-150 KPSI of density.

Piece adapts the classical pattern of the Isfahan Carpets and has a medallion on the center. The general decoration is consists of floral design. Blue colour is very deep and impressive in terms of rarity, for a piece from 1940 it is in incredible condition. Fringes and the edges tells me that the piece was either used as a wall decoration or was never used for an extended time on the floor. A very collectable piece.

Entirely hand knotted.

Dimensions: 140x98 Centimeters.

Condition: Perfect condition, exceptional for a piece 80 years of age.

Provenance: Recently arrived in Bahrain from Iran

Classical Isfahan Design was adapted by the weaver.

800-1000$.

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