An antique Malayer rug circa 1890-1910. 10'8" long,5'9" wide. Northwest Persia. Very good condition with no repairs.
A scarce Malayer rug having a iron red field with a Herati inspired design of repeated blossoms and leaves in a palette of white and pale blue within a fine "barber-pole" edge. The white main border having serrated steps and peacocks.
This rug is finely woven and supple with the typical low, even pile.