Unknown Persian, ‘Senneh Lilypad Design’, 1900, Orley Shabahang

This carpet was woven by order of the governor of Sanandaj, present-day Kurdistan, in the year 1900. His home was located near a river, and he wanted the beauty of those natural surroundings brought inside his home. This piece was thus created to depict the flowers that would bloom in the river's shallow waters every Spring.

Sanadjan, Persia

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