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Shahsevan Jajim

I spotted this Shahsevan Jajim on www.Cloudband.com offered by one of the World's top experts in the field, my old friend John Wertime author of the landmark book Sumac Bags.

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Shahsevan Jajim
Size: 201cm x 194cm / 6'7" x 6'4"
Region: West Asia ? Persia ? Northwest Persia ? Shahsavan
Item Type: Rugs and Carpets ? Flatweaves ? Jajim
Period / Date: 19th century ? mid (1834 - 1866)
Materials: wool
Structure / Technique: warp-faced plain weave, extra weft wrapping
Comments On Condition: very good
Full Description: Finely woven with wool that almost resembles silk, this beautiful 6'7" x 6' 4 1/2" jajim has lovely old colors and wide stripes alternating with narrower ones that are grouped to create dynamic elements throughout. At top and bottom there are borders created in extra-weft wrapping.
A fine, old and highly collectible piece.

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