9.3 x 12 Antique Heriz Goravan Carpet with Bid Majnun design of Cypress and Willow trees, Northwest Persia, circa 1915



9.3 x 12 Antique Heriz Goravan Carpet with Bid Majnun design of Cypress and Willow trees, Northwest Persia, circa 1915

The Cypress and Willow tree format, referred to as the Bid Majnun design, is seen in various types of antique Persian rugs and carpets, including in tribal weavings by the Bakhtiyari tribe in southern Persian, Bidjar rugs from Kurdistan province in northwest Persia and in Heriz and Bakshaish carpets from further north in Persian Azerbaijan province.

This Heriz district carpet was woven in the village of Goravan. Goravan carpets are generally less finely woven than other carpets from the Heriz area but are renowned for their color quality. Heriz carpets with the Bid Majnun design more frequently feature salmon or coral color fields and this navy field example is somewhat unusual. The coral color border frames the field beautifully.

Areas of reweaving, repiling, flatistitch restoration and "touch-up'.



Dealer Douglas & Helen Stock / Quadrifoglio Gallery
Date: Circa 1915
Origin Heriz district, probably village of Goravan, northwest Persia, Azerbaijan province
Artist/Maker Anonymous weaver(s) Heriz district in northwest Persia's Azerbaijan province.
Measurements 9.3 x 12
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website https://quadrifogliogallery.com
Price $ 11,000
Contact Douglas Stock, (781) 690-5710 or  douglas@quadrifogliogallery.com

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