Isphahan - Carpet - 118 cm - 80 cm

Isphahan - Carpet - 118 cm - 80 cm
Cork wool and silk on silk - Iran - Second half 20th century

A very beautiful isfehan with very attractive pattern in very good condition with short fringes, it is professionally washed ready to use.

• Item number : 2223

• exported from Iran to Europe before jan. 2015

• Knot density is 900.000 knots/m².

• Country of Origin: Iran (Persia)

• Size: approx 118 cm x 80 cm

• Pile: Cork wool + silk

• Chain: silk

• Condition: very good, short fringes

• Quality: Very high quality

• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade

With certificate of authenticity

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The carpets of the city of Isfahan (Iran) are the best carpets considering design, raw materials and production. They are fine rugs, often characterized by a high density of knots that are sometimes created on a silk warp. The raw materials (mainly wool) and the colors are of the highest quality. Design usually consists of medallions with palmetes and arabesques, but there are also figurative motifs.The Isfahan rug inherits its namesake from the royal city of Isfahan. Isfahan itself was home to the patron arts—a locale that has possessed a long, deep seeded history in artistry since the 16th century. The artists of Isfahan were incredibly talented in weaving and considered to be some of the best in the world. Calligraphy, bookbinding and mosaic artistry were some of the most important art forms that inspired the 16th century Isfahan weavers.

Lot details
Nr of items
118 cm
80 cm
Cork wool and silk on silk
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Second half 20th century
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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