Southwest Persia, early 20th century, rug within a rug design, central rug with yellow field and three central medallions with bird motifs, trees, florals and horned quadrupeds, resting on a blue field with two diamond medallions with hooked sides, stepped white spandrels, elements of camels, lions, birds, trees and florals, meandering and repeating floral borders, 5 ft. 6 in. x 9 ft. 5 in.
Note: This rug was included in an online exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art titled Beyond Utility: Rugs of Southwest Persia, https://georgiamuseum.org/virtual-gallery/beyond-utility-rugs-of-southwest-persia/
loss to ends with overcasting, wear to selvedge, abrash, wear to pile consistent with age and use, some exposed knots with loss, minimal staining
Private Collection, Georgia