Gorgeous Red Qashqai-Shekarlu Qashqai Rug,
38 animals scattered in random ways facing any direction without any semblance of restraint or order. The artist has given in to her will and done as she pleased on this canvas
Superb details even within the animals and peacocks
Persia, 273 x 155 cm (8 ft. 11 in. x 5 ft. 1 in.)
Persia, ca. 1900
Scattered low pile, several small old repairs
This is a masterpiece even within the very rare category of Shekarlu Rugs
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.