4’6″x6’7″ Kurd Hamadan; 1st qtr. 20th c., NW Persia
The name of this rug is a trade term indicating both an ethnographic, and a village origin. While nomadic Kurdish rugs are woven on wool foundations, the use of cotton warps, and wefts is generally associated with a settled or village product. That is the case here. Especially lustrous wool, and in full pile condition.