Senneh Kelim Rugs

Examples of Senneh Kelim Rugs & Carpets

Senneh Kelim with Latchhook Borders 19th Century

This kelim is striking due to the Latchhook medallions in the border.

Blue Field Herati Senneh Kilim Circa 1880

This rug features a fine herati pattern around an ivory hexagonal panel. Lozenges created by the weave flank an indigo herati pole medallion. A golden yellow floral spray borders ice-blue meander and minor red crenelated stripes. Among the slight damages is a bit of loss at one end.

Antique Sennah Kelim

Langauer Senneh Kilim Horse Cover circa 1870

Senneh Ghileem Circa 1920 W&W

Senneh Prayer Kilim Circa 1875

Senneh Rugs: Senneh Kelim late 19th Century

Senneh Kelim, West Persia, Kurdistan, late 19th century. 6 foot 9 inch by 4 foot 9 inch.

Senneh Rugs: Senneh Kelim with Close-Up of Weave

Senneh Kelim, West Persia, Kurdistan, Circa 1930. 5 foot 1 inch by 3 foot 9 inch.

Senneh/Sanandaj Rugs: Sennah Kelim

Sennah Kelim, Sanandaj, Iran, 20th century. 9 foot 9 inches by 4 foot 3 inches (not including fringe).

Structure: Slit tapestry weave.

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: cotton.

Weft: Wool ground color.

Ends: Warp fringe.

Selvages: Plain selvages.

Further Notes: Pristine like new condition.

This rug, while rather fine, will still stand up to floor use. While most carpets were made for export, these kelims were often used in Iran by a wide variety of peoples.

Senneh Rugs: Senneh Kelim, last quarter 19th century

Senneh Kelim, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century. Contains a small hole and crude repair. 6 ft. 1 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.

Antique Senneh Rugs: Senneh Kelim, Kordestan Province, late 19th century 

Senneh Kelim, Northwest Persia, late 19th century. Very small repairs. 7 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 5 in.