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Antique Kerman Persian Carpet
Catalog#: 42485
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
SubType: Rugs
Origin: Persia/Middle East
Era: 20th Century
Height: 219 inches
Height Note: 18ft 3in
Width: 149 inches
Width Note: 12ft 5in
Price: $52,000
Antique Kerman, Persia, late nineteenth century -

Undulating medallions with rich arabesque detail unfold in staggered arrangement across the soft champagne field of this supremely elegant antique Kerman. Those with a deep blue ground stand out, while those with the champagne coloration essentially recede into the ground, making the complexity of the pattern more subtle. Borders of floral sprays continue the coloration and rich subordinate detail of the field, preserving an overall uniformity of design texture that brings home the decorative effect of the carpet as a whole.

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