5 ft x 9 ft (280 cm x 151 cm) persian rug

Nov 16, 2021. 14:35 UTC
5 ft x 9 ft (280 cm x 151 cm) Persian rug
United States of America

Persian carpets

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Bought in Saudi Arabia in 1983. Was told that it was previously in a Saudi prince's palace. There were several other rugs , mostly larger, that had the same pattern. Think it's wool. My knot count is 12 x 16 an inch


As mentioned it was in a Saudi palace

Answered within about 9 hours
Nov 16, 23:14 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,200 - $1,800 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$1,800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Bob,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Persian Tabriz style hand-loomed wool rug
mid 20th Century
In a muted palette comprised of blues, grays and browns, centering a shaped medallion on a blue chevron ground, within a blue border with small geometric patterning, cream selvedges (fringe trim).
5 ft by 9 ft (280 cm by 151 cm)
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: purportedly once in a Saudi prince's palace
$1,200-1,800* (if the provenance to a Saudi prince's palace can be confirmed, the value would double, at the least)
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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