Sultanabad, Iran, 244 x 244 cm

Description
Sultanabad, Iran, 244 x 244 cm
Extraordinary collector's carpet, antique 1880, original Persian Sultanabad carpet, hand-knotted, new wool, in damaged condition.

Extraordinary collector's carpet !!

The town Sultanabad (now Arak) was founded in 1808 and became the most important centre of carpet production in Iran. Sultanabad carpets are of the highest quality by the Mahal manufacturies in the region Arak.

Many bidder will not yet have heard of these rare Persian carpets. Please inform yourself in the internet about Sultanabad carpets to understand their special characteristics.

This is not something you should let a trader do for you. The carpet needs to be restored by a highly qualified carpet workshop. Anyone who is willing to invest in this repair will already have earned money !
These rare Persian carpets sell for high prices in the USA when in good restored condition.

Here at Catawiki you have the opportunity to big on the carpet in original condition, not repaired and with distinct signs of use for a bargain !

Carpet information:
Antique original hand-knotted Persian Sultanabad carpet in original condition.
In need of repair !
The carpet has a fantastic Herati pattern in the centre, the edge is adorned with ornaments typical for the Mahal and the colours are faint and discrete, a hallmark of such Sultanabad carpets that gives them a unique antique charm.
Unfortunately it bears major signs of wear!
Thin spots, signs of wear on the edge and fringe, holes, small tears ( see XL photos )
Please take a careful look at my photos so you can estimate the condition of the carpet. The photos are part of the description!
The carpet has not been cleaned!
Approx. 200,000 knots.
Rare square dimensions !
L 244 cm x W 244 cm
New wool
Iran - Sultanabad approx. 1880 or older.
Old plant-based dyes.
Light green, light blue, beige, light red, blue

This carpet was exported from Iran before 1 January 2015.

Indicated shipping costs apply for the mainland. Shipping costs to islands of the countries indicated could be between €10–50 higher!

Lot details
Material
Wool on cotton
Country of Origin
Iran
Manufacturing period
1850-1899
Condition
Damages and in need of restoration
Rug professionally cleaned
No
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