Antique handmade oversized carpet No. 71053 Kashan, ca. 1920 Iran 509 x 313 cm
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||Kashan, ca. 1920
||509 x 313 cm
||floral / allover
||rosť / light old rust
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
This Manchester Kashan (with high quality Manchester wool) has some wear and two repairs. It is a lovely decorative carpet.
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.