Small antique hand knotted rug

Nov 27, 2020. 17:53 UTC
Small Antique Hand Knotted Rug
Kole
United States of America

Category
Persian carpets

Acquired from
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For sale
Maybe
Description

51” inches by 43” inches I believe it is made of wool.

Provenance

Purchased together with the other rug I submitted both purchased on a Asia and Europe trip in the twenties or 1930s.

Answered within about 1 hour
Nov 27, 18:52 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Insurance Value

$1,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Kole,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
This is also a Heriz; its a very characteristic combination of color and geometric patterning. It's just a little larger than a prayer mat.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique Heriz hand-knotted wool small carpet
Made in Persia (Iran), first half 20th Century
Two stylized medallions on a dark ground within a red/brown border; trimmed selvedges.
3'7" by 4'3" (43 by 51 inches)
PROVENANCE: purchased from an elderly couple whos parents traveled Asian and Europe during the 1920s-30s
$400-600*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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