This late 19th century antique Bidjar Persian Oriental carpet measures 4’9” X 7’3” (149 x 222cm). It is a wool warped and wefted Bidjar in full pile perfect condition. There are two 2 ½ medallions with the appearance of floral wreaths running down the center of the rug. These are completely surrounded vertically and horizontally with 1/2 to 1/3 size huge flowers in several shades of blue and green. The rug is completely covered in design on the tomato red field. The major border is a chrysanthemum border in rose on a dark blue indigo ground. There are two minor borders of meandering flowers and vines. One is in medium blue and one is in ivory. The condition of this rug is like it was made yesterday. It has complete ends and sides. The buyer pays the shipping which includes insurance of $75.00.
- A blog article about the wool used in this rug: https://antiqueorientalrugs.com/2022/07/07/a-description-of-the-wool-used-in-the-construction-of-antique-rugs/