A Tabriz carpet, Northwest Persia
with inscriptions of couplets from a ghazal of Sa’di, with an addition of an unidentified couplet: inscription in one cartouche: fabrik-e jurab-chi, ‘Jurab-chi manufacture’, and in another cartouche: sefaresh-e saqat-forush, ‘Order of Saqat-Forush’
approximately 471 by 336cm; 15ft. 5in., 11ft.
first quarter 20th century