Antique Persian Hamadan Carmine, Beige, Teal, Hazelnut and Rosewood Wool Runner BB6987 3'0" × 17'7" $21,000
This antique Persian rug comes from one of the oldest weaving centers in the world, Hamadan, whose ancient name – Ecbatana – was even mentioned in the Bible in the book of Esther. The long history of Hamadan has contributed to the development of advanced weaving techniques and a wide variety of styles which resulted in the production of high-quality, sophisticated rugs like the antique runner before your eyes.
The main field is embellished with an allover pattern of pronounced medallions interconnected by complemented by dense floral thicket. This botanical design is enclosed within a series of equally compelling borders bearing iconic Persian boteh motifs and flowering climbers. The whole composition is executed in an elegantly toned color palette comprising of carmine, teal, dusty latte, burlap, hazelnut, beige and rosewood shades. The abrasion visible in certain parts of the carpet is the effect of natural dyes applied in the production process.
This antique Hamadan runner was masterfully hand-knotted of the finest wool in accordance with old and refined weaving techniques by a skilled artisan. Due to that fact, it has survived until this day in excellent condition and will surely serve its owners many years without any signs of wear, provided minimum amount of care. The Persian rug has a chance to complement any kind of contemporary décor and bring in some of its recherché charm.
Antique Persian Hamadan Carmine, Beige, Teal, Hazelnut and Rosewood Wool Runner BB6987