This vintage 4×8 Persian Shiraz kilim is a tribal gallery runner—handwoven in wool circa 1950-1960.
Further on the Design:
This flat weave is made in the panel-weaving technique, which combines two pieces like these into one large piece. The design uses interesting subdued geometry within stripes in a fun way for its era with polychromatic colors in red, green, orange, and other vibrant hues. Connoisseurs will note how rare it is to find a gallery runner in this style, and let alone this warm, inviting sensibility. This is an extremely collectible piece, but also a versatile one for hallways and staircases in its vast applications:
Further on the Condition:
This mid-century Shiraz Kilim runner further enjoys good condition for its age and origin. It’s ready for the floor, and is available with or without non-slip padding upon request.