Antique Persian Kirman Indigo Blue, Beige and Brown Handwoven Wool Runner BB6915 3'1" × 16'0" $19,000
Blessed with an ample supply of very high quality local wool, known as Carmania, the craftsmen of Kerman, also known as Kirman, have been weaving their way to the top of the carpet mastery through their artistry, wide range of designs as well as broad palette and expert combinations of colors. This antique Persian runner, made circa 1920, is a paragon of the venerable Kirman craft.
First of all, in terms of execution the vintage rug is second to none. It was carefully knotted by hand according to traditional, centuries-old techniques by a skilled artisan. Thanks to such making, the antique Kirman runner acquired traits of timelessness – durability, resilience and absolute uniqueness. Under proper maintenance, it will serve its owners without any signs of wear for generations, just as it already has for almost a hundred years. It is an investment rather than spending, that will grow in value over time, bringing in distinct magic of antique oriental rugs.
The design of the runner represents classic Persian artistry. Both the main field and the borders boast intricate floral and botanical motifs, presenting meandering thickets with explicit palmettes and flowering climbers. This abundance of flora is rendered in an elegant color palette basing on indigo and beige with touches of light blue and brown. Opulent yet balanced and utterly chic, this antique Persian Kirman runner will be a perfect complement to a wide gamut of interior decors.
Antique Persian Kirman Indigo Blue, Beige and Brown Handwoven Wool Runner BB6915