Handmade oriental carpet No. 69832 Mahal Iran 320 x 229 cm
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320 x 229 cm
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floral and geometric / allover
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
The main element of this carpet design is the Botteh pattern, and in its smaller version: Mir design, in the West known as Paisley design. The Botteh motif is depicted in the shape of a teardrop and represents fertility and eternal life. It is often found in carpets from Kerman in Iran, India, and antique Caucasian rugs. The word Botteh comes from the Persian word for bush.
Mahal is located in West Iran, belongs to the carpet region of Arak. Mahal rugs are woven in the stile of Farahan rugs (also called Feraghan). Due to their high quality of wool they are considered to be very reliable and longlasting.
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