877. an upbeat old Senneh Persian rug

Old Senneh Kurdish woven Persian rug

877. Provenance: Senneh, Kurdish, northwestern Persia

Size: 166 x 110 cm

Age: circa 1950

Condition: Good.

Notes: A nicely drawn and well-woven rug, with one small, elongated central medallion surrounded by a version of the Herati (curved leaf/jumping fish) motif, all framed within a recurring diamond form. Senneh rugs are famed in Iran for the quality of their weave, and the toughness of the rugs.