Lot 17

Exceptional and very fine Tabriz (North-West of Iran ) circa 1985 High quality lambswool velvet, inlaid with silk (20% in the flowers, palmettes and medallion) on silk foundations (silk warps, weft and fringes). Ivory field with ramages and volutes of flowering palmettes surrounded by foliage, decorated with a large silk star-shaped floral rosette. Four spandrels with polychrome floral crowns. Triple borders including the main salmon rose with interlacing garlands of flowers surrounded by tiara-shaped crowns and flower bulbs in pastel shades. 405 x 295 cm Good condition, remarkable fineness Density. Approx. 10/11000 knots per dm2