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  • Antique Persian Kerman Ravar Rug: 1001 Flowers

    Antique Persian Kerman Ravar Rug- Millefleur

    Circa 1850
    4’3″ x 7’2″
    Allover floral design; Millefleur
    All natural dyes
    Beautiful cochineal red, pink, navy blue, gold, beige, and ivory

    This Antique Persian Kerman Ravar Rug- Millefleurs is a masterpiece among Persian rugs with feature of a floral allover pattern called Millefleurs (thousand flower). On the top part of this piece of art has a Moon and Khorshid Khanum (Lady Sun).

    “The Millefleur “star-lattice” carpet dating to late 17th or early 18th century Mughal India has been sold for 4,786,500 pounds (USD 7,687,119) in the Oriental Rugs and Carpets sale at Christie’s London more than doubling its pre-sale estimate of 1.5 – 2 million pounds,” auctioneers said in a statement.


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