Large Vintage Persian Khorassan Carpet BB7228 by DLB
Large Vintage Persian Khorassan Carpet
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Large Vintage Persian Khorassan Carpet BB7228 14'2" × 19'2" $135,000

An early 20th century Persian Khorassan rug, the blue field with an overall dense trellis design of flowering vines, feathery leaves and palmettes within a camel palmette and feathery leaf border.

Khorasan consists of two words, “Khor” and “Asan,” meaning “rising sun” as befits a region on Iran’s eastern border. Bordering the Salt Desert to the west and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the east the Khorassan region (or more correctly, province) is home to many well-known antique rug and oversized rugs workshops in the towns of Amoghli, Khamenei, Makhmalbaf, Saber, Zarbaf, and, of course, Meshad. With a good supply of soft wool, high quality craftsmen, a mix of larger city-based workshops, looms in smaller villages, and access to the Silk Road, Khorassan has a reputation far and wide as a source of the largest and most varied assortment of beautiful Persian rugs and carpets.

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Price: $135,000

Item No.: BB7228 Circa: 1900 Size: 14'2" × 19'2" (431 × 584 cm)
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