"Hereke Silk Rug Large Dimension Around 1970 Turkey Signed Extra Fine Quality"
Rare and big Hereke Silk Signed on the upper right Around 1970 Turkey - Very rare in size. Origin: important, exceptional and very fine Silk Hereke (Turkey) Translation of the signature: order of Master Abol Amol to Kirman. Age: mid 20th century. Dimensions: 296x198 cm Density: about 12,000 knots to dm2 (Nearly one million two hundred thousand knots per m2) Technical characteristics: velvet, chains, weft and fringes in natural silk. Observations: very good general state, beautiful conservation, beautiful polychromy. Hereke are considered to be the lowest and highest rated carpets in international markets. Description: navy blue field with foliage and garlands of flowery palmettes in volutes and arabesques forming a very large medallion encrusted with a second medallion in the shape of a diamond old gold seeded palmettes in the shape of ruby cabochons, surrounding a star and adorned with two spear points of the same color. Four ivory ecoincons 3 crowns forming the counterfeit. Triple borders whose main ruby has decoration reminiscent of the central medallion.