Soft, luxurious wool, a grand size with enormous presence, age and beauty, this Persian has it all. If you’ve been needing an oversize, you hit a royal jackpot, as this is no ordinary antique rug. Woven circa 1890 in the province of Kerman, this tightly knotted rug was most likely made on commission and for the royal and elite. It has lived over a full century and still looks and feels as amazing as this valuable palace size work of art that it is. Europe made these rugs popular starting in the late 19th Century. Kermans have soft, graceful style that combines elements of classic Persian court carpets with the colors and designs found in French textiles.
With beauty preserved and some lightly scattered wear, this fine rug offers a sensational midnight blue ground and its amazing wool has sheen...and it is soft to the touch. Each knot is packed dense with fine, vegetable dyed wool. Handwoven rugs do not get any better than this.
With floral motifs all around, this piece is made to shine and light up your world. It was designed with a field of flowers and diamond shaped vine work that has a lattice like illustration. In the corner you will see a vase with floral bouquet.
It has a happy and grand presence with flowers that will last forever. Color ways are berry like and with jewel tones that will promote the feeling of happiness. Snuggle up, this will definitely keep you and the home warm with all the wool its loaded with.
We are proud to offer this piece of history at an unbelievable value buy for the size and age and quality of this hand knotted, old world rug.
Condition: In great condition with lightly scattered wear. Pile is pretty even throughout and one area, mid belly, has lowest pile and you can see nice character and wear. Remember, all days are natural and it took many batches of naturally dyed wool to weave this masterpiece, so you will see variation of these beautiful dyes, throughout.
Hand knotted circa 1890 with vegetable dyed wool.
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