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Old March 28th, 2017, 01:31 PM   #17
Rich Larkin
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 140

Hi George,

I thought about Bijar as a site for Nils' rug for several reasons, but I have a hard time putting it there on account of the appearance of the weave. Also, it does not look to me like the kind of Bijar you might find from the period after they went to cotton foundations. I might think otherwise if I had it in hand. Close-up photos can be misleading, as they often give a different impression from the more global one you can get in person.

Nils, what can you say about the handling qualities of the rug? Stiff? Supple? Also, Steve suggested that it might be 8 or 9 feet wide. But it looks to me like it might be more like 4.5 feet X 6.5 feet (approx. 1.4 meters X 2.0 meters). Is that so?

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