This Bidjar was handwoven during the late 19th Century (1875-1900) in Northwest Iran.
It features an all-over herati patterned field in blues, reds, coral, and gold on a midnight blue backdrop. This bidjar lives up to its reputation as the "Iron Rug of Persia" with dense tightly packed construction which makes for a heavy and hard-wearing rug. The sparkling main border is composed of yellow and icy blue palmettes on a lacquer red ground which is flanked by minor borders of green and red rinceau on bright white.
In good condition. The pile is low and dense with a sturdy handle.
Size: 6' x 11' [183cm x 335cm]
Age: Late 19th Century
Country of Origin: NW Iran
Type of Rug: Bidjar
Pile Height: Low
Condition: Good; Visible wear as pictured.
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