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Large Hand-Knotted Indo-Persian "Kashan" Area Rug

Friday, May 19th 2017 @ 7:45pm EDT


Friday, May 19th 2017 @ 7:45pm EDT


Final Bid


Item Details

A hand-knotted Indo-Persian area rug. Made in India, this finely knotted wool rug is rendered in a palette of midnight blue, cochineal red, and cream. It features a classic Kashan-style floral design, which begins with a quatrefoil ivory shield enclosed in a red medallion with pendants at top and bottom. The medallion rests on a midnight blue field populated with floral and vine arabesques, with cream colored spandrels. Framing the field are ten guards strips and borders including a primary border that contains a stylized herati pattern over a red ground. Selvedges are overcast in blue, the rug finishing at either end with short kilim skirts and knotted wool warp fringe It is tagged on the reverse.

  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless shipping arrangements are available and made by the winning bidder, that individual is advised to bring appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
Type: Area Rug
Manufacturing Process: Handmade
Age: Neither




- slight presence of pet hair to the underside; the rug could benefit from professional cleaning.


134.5" W x 0.5" H x 222.0" D

- measurement includes fringe; approximately 11’2" W x 18’2" D.

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