Lot 129
  • 129

A part silk Saber Mashad carpet, Northeast Persia

50,000 - 80,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • Silk
inscribed; 'Saber', the  inscription in silk

Knot density: V: 11/cm; H: 11-13/cm

Silk warps and sidecords


By repute bought by the owners father circa 1930;
Thence by descent

Catalogue Note

With a knot count of approximately 130 knots per square centimetre, the total knot count of this Saber Mashad is approximately 16 million knots.

An particularly rich array of colours has been employed in the weaving of this carpet, as follows:
Wool: Ivory, taupe, beige, grey, pale blue, mid blue, dark blue, jade green, emerald green, teal green, turquoise, burnt orange, maroon, deep pink, plum, light orange, rose pink, pale pink, (18)
Silk: ivory

For discussion of Saber, please see lot 123 in this sale.