Fine Antique Senneh Haft Rangh Rug

00615
Period
Circa 1880
Origin
Western Persia
Materials
Silk — Wool
Status
Available
Size
210 cm x 134 cm
6'10" x 4'4"

From the Persian for ‘seven colours’, the Senneh haft rangh rugs are perhaps among the finest weavings of the Persian revival period, exquisitely woven with the finest wools on multicoloured silk warps. The original purpose of this structure was that of mimicking the texture of the fine Indian shawls of Kashmir, which have been imported in Iran since the age of Nadir Shah and which were highly prized among the Qajar aristocracy of the period. The cartouche and rosette border of this example is a rare feature for this particular type of Senneh rug.

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