Very nice antique (+ - 1950 ) Keshan or Kashan carpet with very beautiful design, Natural dyes abrash• It is in good condition for its age, the fringes are short. 350,000 knots per sq. meter, It is clean and ready to use. (Please look at the pictures).
• The rug was exported from Iran before Jan. 2015.
• Knot density is 350,000 knots/m².
• Country of Origin: Persia (Iran)
• Item condition: very good for its age.
• Size: approx. 197 cm X 131 cm
• Pile: very shiny wool
• Chain: 100% pure cotton
• Quality: Very good
• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade
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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.
- 197 cm
- 131 cm
- Wool on cotton
- Country of Origin
- Manufacturing period
- Mid 20th century
- Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
- Rug professionally cleaned