A 'Ziegler' Mahal carpet, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
A 'Ziegler' Mahal carpet, Northwest Persia
late 19th/early 20th century
the madder field with bold leafy vines and palmettes
approximately 534 by 311cm.; 17ft. 6 1/4 in. 10ft. 2 3/8 in.
The carpet has been overhauled and restored at some point, probably within the last 15 years. Pile is overall fair to low with knot bars visible thoughout the field and slightly higher pile in the borders. The restorations scattered overall but are especially to the taupe colour (which had probably oxidised as is typical of these carpets) and to the blue-grey, and include repiling, some tinting and some repairs. The carpet is decorative with soft colouring and ready to use.
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