3'8" x 17'8" Spectacular Antique Kurdish Bidjar Runner, c-1900 in very good condition. the foundation also is made of wool.
These rugs are very heavy in relation to their size and sturdy and sometimes impossible to fold them because of their knotting technique. The material is wool knotted on wool foundation and the wool dyed with vegetable colors.
This rug made in northwestern Persia in the Kurdish village and the pattern is herati also called the mahi flower consists of a rosette enclosed in a diamond with curved leaves and small flowers. This runner has all-over Herati pattern and the Herati symbol is auspicious, and is often thought to bring good luck.
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