Antique Persian Mashad Rug BB5407

Antique Persian Mashad Rug Description:

An early 20th century Mashad Persian rug, the abrashed beige field with delicate details in light blue, terracotta and chocolate scattered allover.

With a good supply of soft wool and high quality craftsmen, Meshad has had a reputation as one of the most prolific, creative, and highly stylized sources of beautiful Persian carpets making them easily identified throughout the centuries. Most Mashhad carpets have corner-medallion designs strewn with flowers. The medallion, quarter-foils, and the main field of the Persian carpet for sale are typically dark-red or black-blue. The medallion in Mashhad carpet is often circular with sixteen appendages or oval. The main field of the carpet is frequently strewn with motifs adopted from filigree works of Kerman and Yazd. Considering the design, weave, and coloring of these antique oriental rugs for sale, they are very easily distinguished from carpets in NYC woven in Yazd or Kerman.

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