Antique handmade oversize carpet No. 71046 Kashan, ca. 1920 Iran 488 x 314 cm
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||Kashan, ca. 1920
|Country of Origin:
||488 x 314 cm
||floral and pictorial / allover
||dark blue / navy / red
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
This is a Kashan made with supreme Manchester wool, also called "Manchester Kashan".
More about the provenance Kashan, ca. 1920 | Iran
Kashan (also: "Keshan") is located in central Iran at the old Caravan Street which leads from Teheran to Kashan, Qum, Yazd, Kerman, then further to India and Pakistan. The peak glory time of Kashan was under the reign of the Safavids in the 16/17th century. Kashan rugs belong to the best classic Oriental rugs. Kashans are mostly woven with the Persian knot as opposed to the Turkish knot with which most Persian rugs are made.