Early 20th Century Persian Kirman Handmade Wool Rug BB7199 11'10" × 15'10" $90,000
This circa-1920 antique Persian Kirman rug features a strikingly intricate all-over design of arabesques and Oriental floral motifs in shades of beige against a field of blue. The boteh pattern appears in the border of this early 20th century antique Persian carpet; a staple of Oriental rug weaving, the paisley shape of the boteh typically represents a leaf or a pinecone. Antique Kerman rugs for sale are sought-after collectors’ items for a number of reasons, including their broad range of designs, an elaborate palette, use of natural dyes and fibers, great tensile strength and expert color combinations.
The rugs are typically cotton-foundation with high knot densities, and frequently have intricate all-over floral patterns – as seen in this particular antique carpet. Golam Hussein, Sherefat Khan and Arjomand are among the most well-known 20th century Kirman designers.
Early 20th Century Persian Kirman Handmade Wool Rug BB7199