Late 19th Century Large Persian Khorassan Rug BB7227 14'6" × 16'8" $90,000
A highly-stylized late 19th century Khorassan antique rug from Persia, the sand field with an allover design of palmettes, floral vinery and enlarged serrated leaves within a persimmon 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 khorassan rug collection 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 antique carpets.
Doris Leslie Blau has always tried to bring the charm enclosed in antique, Persian rugs closer to people, closer to you.
Late 19th Century Large Persian Khorassan Rug BB7227