67) Northwest runner

67) Northwest runner


This Gorgeous Northwest Persian runner features a stylized depiction of lotus plants floating on a pond.  The loose drawing, color variation and uneven construction of the piece indicate it was woven in a truly village environment, a fact that differentiates the piece from many of its more commercial relatives woven in the East Azerbaijan province of Iran.


  • Condition - Fair. complete. Medium to low pile all around. Corroded black at the top of the field. Scattered small repairs in the camel-colored border. Redone edges.
  • Size - 3'5" x 10'6"
  • Age - 19th century
  • Technical information - Wool pile. Cotton warps and mostly cotton wefts. A few rows of aubergine wool wefts, a few rows of black wool wefts and a couple rows of light brown wool wefts. Symmetrically knotted.


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