A fine silk Qum rug, closely cropped pile on silk foundation, decorated with a star medallion on a field patterned with vases, rosettes and other geometric motifs, framed by a border with rosettes and palmettes; in tones of madder, indigo and old ivory. 14
A Kashan rug with silk highlights, Iran, mid-20th century, 224 x 140 cm. This classic Kashan rug possesses all the characteristics that have contributed to the well deserved reputation for weaving excellence of this oasis city situated half way between Teh
A unique hand knotted Persian rug from the city of Isfahan. This piece was specially woven for the royal family. This fine piece is a silk woven and has Anchor Artiste Metallic gold wool used in the backdrop. the temple design is set on a lovely green back
A fine Tabriz silk rug, in mushroom and barley colours with brick red, coffee and black accents profusely decorated to the neutral ground with tendrils and flowers, centred with a sixteen point rosette, the broad black border with continuous floral motifs.
A fine Isfahan silk and Kork wool carpet, in deep red, turquoise, sage and mushroom colours, with a sixteen point central rosette medallion in blue with complementary spandrels, profusely decorated with tendrils and flowers in colours upon a near white gro
A Kashmir handknotted silk rug garden tile design with 6 panels featuring the tree-of-life, prayer niche (mihrabi), hanging chandelier and other floral patterns, finely wrought in a multitude of harmonious colours, with floral mihrabi pattern in small-form
A Persian silk medallion rug in bright hues of mid blue, tan and cherry, with a central floral medallion upon a royal blue lozenge shaped ground fringed with peonies, with spandrels decorated with tendrils and scattered flowers, the bright borders with lot
A small silk Persian prayer rug in a Mihrab design in a feminine palette of pastels with tan and cream and depicting a vase of stylised blooms below a lotus chandelier in a 'Gateway to heaven' design, with blue and tan borders with flowers and geometric de
A Persian silk prayer rug, in muted terracotta, tan and olive on a sage ground with black accents and gold thread highlights, and depicting a flowering tree of life with birds within a mihrab design with multiple patterned and floral borders. Length 111 cm
An exceptional Oriental silk rug, exquisitely worked depicting rows of myriad coloured and grey silhouette birds on a black ground, and to the top the figure of a man accompanied by Arabic script, apparently recounting a famous legend. Length 243 cm. Width
A silk pile rug, in a predominantly russet, ecru, and pale blue palette with a central floral medallion surrounded by reserves with baskets of flowers and myriad arabesques, having wide stylised floral borders within patterned ribbons. Length 277 cm. Width
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