Antique rug, possibly from iran?

Sep 08, 2020. 11:21 UTC
Antique rug, possibly from Iran?
Jonathan
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Category
Rugs & carpets

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Maybe
Description

Don’t know much about the rug as it was being thrown away but a mate thought it was quite valuable as the stitching is very inconsistent so probably done by hand. It’s quite worn at the edges, very frayed and has some stains on it. I’m more interested in a ball park figure, or if you can tell me based on the design where it might be from (or even when...), it is 10”10 x 8”3. Not sure of the mAterial, seems like thick cotton but I have no clue about this sort of thing

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within 29 minutes
Sep 08, 11:50 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

£800 - £1,200 GBP

Insurance Value

£2,000 GBP
What does this mean?

Hi Jonathan,

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

A Heriz hand-knotted wool carpet
Northwest Persia, probably 1930s-1940s
centering a large stylized snowflake medallion, in a palette of reds and blues,with worn selvedges
8'3" by 10'10"
PROVENANCE: inherited
£800-1,200*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you for using Mearto.

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