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Antique Fereghan carpet, Persian

Circa 1880
500 x 395 cm 16’4” x 12’11”
£36,000
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Description

A stunningly beautiful rare yellow ground antique Fereghan carpet woven in the last 1/4 of the 19th century.  The design of connecting flowers with vines is quite exceptional using a variety of early dyes, delicate pale blues and greens and muted red tones.  The yellow background is a rare and exquisite colour to scheme around or with.  This oversize antique carpet is squarer than most in proportion and the wool pile is generally good with some low areas in places, but still extremely durable and useable.

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 A stunning large and decorative antique Persian carpet which would look magnificent in a drawing room or dining room.

We offer the service of viewing any of our carpets & rugs in-situ in London, Surrey, Hampshire & all over the UK by appointment.  Please request a home visit to view this large antique Fereghan carpet in situ, we love helping customers or interior designers find the perfect carpet.

Fereghan carpets are generally one of two types, the first being a full field decoration of floral motifs based on Persian designs, most commonly with the geometric ‘Herati’ design.  The second has a full medallion, usually with a contrasting colour, the edge of which is surrounded by a zig zag or jagged border. The dyes have mellowed beautifully due to the carpets age allowing it to be placed in a drawing room or dining room with ease.

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