Bold black, tan and red geometric rug featuring a double medallion and tree-of-life icons.
Additional colors include yellow, white, orange, blue and grape.
Very Southwestern looking rug reminisicent of some Navajo weavings although woven in a traditional style in Iran.
Condition is excellent with no signs of wear. Note that the design has been woven at a slightly smaller scale along one lateral side of the rug versus the other side.
Village weavers work on these rugs over months or even years in their spare time and they don’t use ‘blueprints’ — often known as cartoons — to guide their weaving.
The carpet was handwoven in the Hamadan district, which consists of a constellation of villages in central Iran that produce many of the finest tribal and geometric rugs in the world.
The short cotton fringes and side cords are in fine condition.
The changes of color in the field due to changes in related wool dye batches are known as abrash, and they create a deliberate painterly effect much desired in authentic village and tribal rugs.
Last photo with the Morgan silver dollar shows the back of the rug.
Vivacious village rug with an artistic medallion motif and saturated colors. This rug will enliven even the dullest old room.
This carpet can be placed in a high foot traffic area of the home.
The exact size is 9 ft. 8 in. by 4 ft. 1970s.
Natural wool pile on cotton warp.
Shipping is $34 within the continental U.S. Or possible free pickup near Stockton – Sacramento – San Andreas – East Bay Area with prior arrangement.
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