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Rare Oversize Antique Heriz carpet

Circa 1880
702 × 417 cm 23’ x 13’8”


A remarkable and rare oversize antique Heriz carpet woven in the late 19th century with stunning colours we associate with this era of weaving.  Undoubtedly commissioned around 1870-1880 this oversize antique carpet is in beautiful condition with a good pile throughout its 7 metre by just over 4 metre size! The design is also extremely rare being a stunning all over pattern of wonderful flowers and scrolling cloud band designs and leaves.

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 The madder red brick toned background is a masterful background colour allowing all the muted pale blues, greens, yellows, and soft pinks in the pattern to enhance the overall charm of this amazing carpet.  The condition is very good indeed with only minimal lower areas of pile.  A real masterpiece that can be shown to you in-situ throughout the UK and Europe.  Please email us to request more information or arrange a viewing.

Heriz carpets have always been regarded as beautiful, tough objects of decoration, made in the north-west of Persia these handwoven works of art always have variations from one piece to another. Some draw influences from further north into the Caucasus and vivid colours like this particular carpet.  A decorative yet practical carpet which has been used for over 100 years and stood the test of time.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in London, Surrey, Hampshire & the UK by appointment. Please use our request home visit service to view this amazing and rare large antique Heriz carpet in your own home.

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