Very rare antique (+ - 1920 ) Manchester wool Keshan or Kashan carpet with very beautiful design, Natural dyes abrash• It is in very good condition for its age, the pile is high, the fringes are gone but it is fasten at the end. 500,000 knots per sq. meter, It is washed professionally and ready to use. with certificate.(Please look at the pictures).
• The rug was exported from Iran before Jan. 2015.
• Knot density is 500,000 knots/m².
• Country of Origin: Persia (Iran)
• Item condition: very good for its age.
• Size: approx. 278 cm X 175 cm
• Pile: very shiny soft Manchester wool
• Chain: 100% pure cotton
• Quality: Very good, very fine.
• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade
With certificate of authenticity
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Kashan carpets are one of the most important of the refined urban antique carpets that are the direct legacy of the Golden Age of Persian Weaving of the reign of the famous patron of the arts, Shah Abbas, in the 16th and early 17th centuries. “The 18th century saw little if any production, but towards the end of the 19th century weaving was reintroduced to the city by merchants hoping to emulate the success of the newly established Tabriz workshops.
Many of the archetypal Persian carpet designs originated here. The source of one notable garden motif, the “Royal Garden” of Kashan, still has flowing spring water and has been well preserved since the 16th century. This royal garden was built by the above-mentioned Shah Abbas, the principal monarch of the Safavid Dynasty. The basic inspiration and model for most city carpets is the Garden of Paradise.
- Antique Kashan
- 278 cm
- 175 cm
- Wool on cotton
- Country of Origin
- Manufacturing period
- Early 20th century
- Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
- Rug professionally cleaned