Qashqa'i rug handwoven in S Iran during the second quarter of the 20th century.
It features a large central medallion with a rust-red field filled with rosettes, geometric shapes, and various symbols, which surround the small central medallion. The four cornices are woven in a lustrous and soft blue and also filled with geometric shapes and animals. Notice the stunning border containing chickens and trees.
In very good condition, signs of wear consistent with age. Low pile, with a heavy handle.