This Kurdish runner was handwoven in Northwest Iran during the late 19th century.
The field is composed of two red grounded lozenges filled with a variation on the classic Herati pattern. This is contrasted by the simple yet very deep navy field. There is a date (1306) and the word "Senneh" rendered in farsi to one side of the rug. The years 1306 would translate to 1888 in the Gregorian calendar. The elegance of this design is highlighted by the minimal border composed of rosettes.
In Very Good condition, with a low pile and a sturdy handle. Signs of wear are consistent with age.
Size: 2'6" x 9'10" [76cm x 300cm]
Age: Late 19th Century
Country of Origin: NW Iran
Type of Rug: Senneh
Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation
Pile Height: Low
Condition: Very Good
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