Length – 345 cm
Width – 245 cm
Shape – Rectangle
Fabric – Wool/Cotton Foundation
Design – Central Medallion
Pattern – Floral
Make – City
Rug Type – Hand Knotted
Age – 120 – 130 years old
Rug Origin – Antique Persian Manchester kashan carpet of large medallion design with excellent natural dyed colours throughout.
The carpet is of outstanding traditional design with a large central medallion on a field with an open design of floral sprays.
The range of natural dye colours is exceptional, from the ivory and blue in the central medallion, the soft terracotta orange in the field and the remarkable indigo blue in the spandrels. The carpet is framed by a border in dark indigo blue with a classic floral design.
This is a excellent furnishing Kashan carpet that would grace any room.
The carpet is suitable for heavy domestic use. The carpet is in great condition and good piles.
The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.
Kashan, located in Central Persia is one of the major rug weaving center. Kashan carpets have a very unique style and have distinctive patterns. Rugs and carpets woven in Kashan dates back to 16th Century. It was the major production and trading center from where the rugs were exported to different parts of the world. From 1890 to 1930 the main source of Kashan wool was from Manchester UK. The wool was soft and was obtained from Merino Sheep. This is a fine example of an Antique Kashan Carpet.