Two (2) Persian rugs, including Qashqai and Afshar. 1st item: Persian Qashqai wool carpet, 65" x 50", rows of boteh in shades of red, ivory, teal, and orange on red ground with floral and geometric borders. 2nd item: Persian Afshar wool carpet, 95" (excluding fringe) by 65 1/2", rows of boteh in shades of brown, rose, and blue on an ivory ground, enclosed within geometric borders and a geometric banding at one end. Both rugs circa 1900-1920. Provenance: the estates of Llewellyna and James T. Granbery, Historic Seven Springs Farm, Brentwood, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered wear to pile, some minor fringe loss, overall good condition. 2nd item: 12" repaired tear at one end with loss of entire end band at that same end; other smaller repairs at side edges up to 3" L, worn and frayed side bindings, scattered but significant wear to pile.
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