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Antique Persian Kashan.Rug Circa 1890

Antique Persian Kashan.Rug Circa 1890

Rug # 284971

Size: 10'8" X 16'6"

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Antique Kashan Rug.Blue/Red

Description

This antique Kashan is typical of the style so popular at the turn of the 19th century and still very much in demand. The blue ground with floral and vine designs enclosed by a main border in reds repeating the floral and vine motifs. Situated on the caravan route to India in central Persia is the town of Kashan famed as one of the top quality production areas. They have been producing and exporting carpets of the highest artistic craftsmanship over several centuries. The famous Ardabil carpet in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the silk carpets in the Metropolitan in New York are the best known surviving pieces.

Additional Information

Origin Iran
Color Ground Blue
Color Border Red
Color Group Blues
Size Category 12 X 15
Material Wool
Weave Genuine Hand Woven Luxury
Rug Type Kashan