Fine Rare Ornate Persian Mahal Carpet – Signed

Rug #7137
Size: 600 x 382 cm / 19.7 x 12.5 ft
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Fine rare Persian Mahal carpet, Signed ‘EMMAD’ , fine handspun wool on cotton foundation

This fine Persian Mahal carpet displays a  wonderful ornate design inspired by 16th century classical Persian tradition. The large scale pattern elements forms a  version of the ‘herati’ design. The design is mirrored on both the vertical and horizontal axis creating a fine formal composition. This Mahal carpet is rare in that it bears the inscription at the top end outer surround reading ‘EMMAD’. Such master weaver inscriptions are rarely seen in Mahal carpets.

For further information please contact us and our team will be pleased to assist you. All pieces in the collection are under the auspices of Essie Sakhai, one of the world’s foremost experts and collectors of fine handmade Persian rugs and carpets.