This Kurdish runner was woven in Northwest Iran during the early 20th century. The field of the rug is woven utilizing camel hair, which is a particularly warm and inviting shade of brown. The design is large-scale and geometric. It is composed of classic large Kurdish rosettes flanked by serrated leaves woven in white, orange, blue, and green.Two simple small horses are woven near the center on the rug. The green grounded main border continues with a variation on the field motif. In very good condition, wear consistent with age. Handle is loose, pile is low and densely woven. Great size with a rare and desirable color combination and materiality.
Size: 2'10" x 9'5"
Age: Q1 20th Century (1900-1925)
Country of Origin: NW Iran
Type of Rug: Kurdish
Material: Wool & Camel Hair Pile on a Wool Foundation