David Bamford (Carpets)
A new copy of a Feraghan runner rug of an original POL/T/17. A blue field with Herati pattern, red lotus border.
A modern copy of an original Feraghan runner rug POL/T/17. These were made by David Bamford in 1999. A blue field with Herati pattern and red lotus border. Feraghan, the name of a district to the south of Tehran in Iran, is a type of Persian carpet made from short finely knotted wool pile on cotton or cotton/wool backing. Feraghan carpets are heavily influenced by Herati designs, and carpets were popular in the decoration of the houses of the growing middle class during the Victorian period.
Makers and roles
David Bamford (Carpets), maker