Handknotted wool runner India

Jul 30, 2022. 21:21 UTC
Handknotted wool runner India
Mary
United States of America

Category
Rugs & carpets

Acquired from
Auction House

For sale
Maybe
Description

Handknotted wool runner India purchased at auction several years ago. Main color red. Tight weave. Fringe on the edge is, some wear on Fringe and three areas of the rug itself. Beautiful intricate design with multiple colors.

Dimensions

15’ x 2’6”

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within about 24 hours
Jul 31, 21:04 UTC
By Denizalp D.

Fair Market Value

$250 - $350 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$250 USD
What does this mean?

Hello Mary Rose,

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 an Entirely Hand Knotted Indian Runner Rug. The piece dates back to the period from 1970 to 1990. The piece is entirely floral in decoration. The ratios of it's sides are pretty particular because it is a very long and narrow rug, usually not seen. This might indicate it was either produced for touristic sales or for a specifically narrow hallway or a corridor. The piece does not reflect any specific design but is influenced by Persian Bidjar Runner Rugs. Indian ateliers are usually produces commercially made pieces for touristic sales to Europe or United States. The piece is not centrally decorated but rather decorated with duplicated medallions through the pattern. The piece's knot density is not very high, therefore the motifs are rendered somwhat muddy. The piece is knotted wool on cotton. The central area is knotted on a bright red base while the borders are decorated on a black base. The piece is in fair condition with ware to several areas, the worn area are showing the white cotton foundation, there are loss to the fringes as well.

Entirely hand knotted.

Dimensions: 15 Feet by 2 Feet 6 Inches

Condition: The piece is in fair condition with ware to several areas, the worn area are showing the white cotton foundation, there are loss to the fringes as well.

Provenance: Purchased at an auction several years ago.

Heavily decorated by Bidjat style patterns.

250-350$.

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