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.
Resource List Rug & Carpet Dealers In The U.S. John Wertime.
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)
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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Thanks and best wishes,
J. Barry O'Connell Jr.