Oleg Maslov

Consigned, Hand Made Persian Kurdish Runner 3.2'x12.2', 97cmx371cm, 1900

Antique hand made Persian Kurdish runner in bright red color. Very unusual geometric diamond shaped design with some detailed tribal ornaments in each diamond. Red color field with a white border. The rug has one cut on the side and damaged corner with several small holes. Kurdish rugs and carpets do use medallion patterns; however, far more popular are the all-over floral, Mina Khani motifs and the "jaff" geometric patterns. The beauty of Kurdish designs are enrichall-over floral, Mina Khani motifs and the "jaff" geometric patterns. The beauty of Kurdish designs are enriched by high-chroma blues, greens, saffrons as well as terracotta and burnt orange hues made richer still by the lusturous wool usedThe traditional Kurdish Rug uses Kurdish symbols. It is possible to read the dreams, wishes and hopes of the rug maker from the sequence of symbols used. It is this signification and communication both individually and grouped into Kurdish rug making. Kurdish people study how meaning is constructed and understood by talking with the rug maker.-condition: original, one cut on the side and several small holes in the corner,-circa: 1900,-size: 3.2' x 12.2' ( 97cm x 371cm ),-material: wool,-country of origin: Iran,-style: Kurdish,-background colors: red, white, blue. read more