Ca. 1950. Large oversized Persian Kerman Khorani design (connection to 16th century bookbinding and carpet motifs). Beautiful step-scalloped ivory medallion centered on a brightly saturated red field covered in ornate floral bouquets. Encasing the field, a larger, secondary framed border in sky blue.
This example is part of the Dilmaghani Cyrus Crown collection of fine hand knotted rugs and carpets.