Resht Embroidery, North Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, the red field depicting realistically drawn figures standing, kneeling, and on horseback amongst individual blossoming plants all embroidered in shades of light blue, blue-green, mint green, and aubergine within a main border of spaciously drawn floral palmettes, multiple minor borders, one with individual lozenges containing script, the others with a contiguous floral repeat, 9 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 4 in.
Provenance: Formerly the property of Pietr Jaroszewitz, Prime Minister of Poland 1970-1980.
tear in bottom main border, small repairs in outermost red border, small areas of color run
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