1900s "Nizami Ganjavi" Khosrow and Shirin Pictorial Antique Rug Size: 377 x 121cm


SKU : Antique
$9,999.00

1900s "Nizami Ganjavi" Khosrow and Shirin Pictorial Antique Rug

 

Size: 1.21 x 3.77meters (exclude the tassels)

Made in Iran

Tribe: Lori

Age: 100+ Years old

Great Condition due to its age!

 It comes with a certificate of authenticity!

 

Rare Pictorial Lori Tribe Rug, This unusual tribal carpet illustrate and immortalises the legendry first meeting of Khosro & Shirin, the star crossed lovers who dominated pre-Islamic politics and romance in the 6th Century. He was the Sassanian Shah of Persia, she was the Princess of Armenia and their fate was told in an epic poem by Nizami in the 12th century. Fascinating to see how the tale continued to be relevant along with 19th century nomads. 

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