Large and fine Kirman Laver (Persia) around 1870. Dimensions : 225 x 145 cm Technical characteristics : wool velvet on cotton foundation. Density of about 10 000 knots per square meter. Natural wear and oxidation. Remarkable fineness. Prayer-shaped carpet. With stylized mihrab in the form of a cabochon on an ivory field decorated with a mile of polychrome flowers, a suspended oil lamp and symmetrical birds.