An English carpet
Third quarter 19th century
A 'Polonaise' design carpet with scrolling palmettes, vines and serrated leaves enhanced by subtle earthtone colors. This splendid piece contains lovely shades of gold, ivory, and walnut brown inside a trefoil border. The remarkable design arrangement has strong stylistic links to the rare 16th century rugs of Persia.
Size approximately 19ft 3in x 13ft