2'6 x 4'1 Hand-Knotted Persian Turkmen Prayer Rug, 1940s
|Type||Prayer Rug, Accent Rug|
|Approximate Size||3′ × 4′|
|Period||1940s, Semi-Antique, Mid-20th Century|
|Fringe/End Finish||Natural Warp|
|Selvedges/Side Finish||Hand Overcast|
- minor irregularities to shape; abrash to field; minor loose fibers and loss to selvedge overcast; extremely low pile with visible warps throughout, and including visible red wefts in tan-colored areas of field; fringe as been trimmed extremely short, with remaining kilim ends fraying; dye bleed and discoloration to ends; pile is moderately crushed and matted with dust and surface debris throughout; snags and gaps in selvedge binding.