Antique Persian Kirman Carpet BB6742 11'4" × 18'7" $90,000
A late 19th century Persian Kirman (Kerman) antique carpet, the apricot field with an allover trellis of leafy vines, palmettes and vases issuing floral sprays within an indigo flowerhead and palmette border.
Colors can range from ivory, blue and magenta to a more golden and saffron cast. As unique as their designer, no two Kerman rugs are precisely alike. Because of the tremendous demand for Kerman rugs for sale, and because of the complex demographics of those generating the demand, a surprising variety of styles and designs were produced. While some Antique Persian rugs were woven explicitly for moneyed buyers from the West, there were also local consumers which only added to the diversity of the Kirman rugs. This diversity is seen in the range of motifs which can range from well-known and original Persian motifs to western motifs; striped and repetitive motifs, vase, Toranj (Citron), symmetric, garden, animal shapes, and pictorial rugs.
Antique Persian Kirman Carpet BB6742