Vintage Persian Meshad Rug BB7476 11'1" × 14'7" $68,000
Antique rugs that were executed in the Meshad weaving center are considered the finest of the entire Khorassan province. They usually comprise a cotton foundation and exceptionally tight, asymmetric knot with density reaching 160 000-260 000 knots per square meter, which is a guarantee of everlasting quality. Mashad rugs are famous for their soft and luminous woolen pile – many claim their quality is second to none.
This early 20th-century Persian Meshad antique rug carries an overall lozenge lattice in a greenish beige and black containing ochre cartouches and abstract flowerheads within a black palmette vinery border.
The rug was carefully hand-knotted of the finest wool in old and refined weaving techniques by a skilled artisan. A future owner may rest reassured that this piece of venerable Persian art will serve him for generations without a sign of wear. Thanks to this antique rug, any interior, from classic to contemporary, will be filled with palatial atmosphere and recherché charm of the orient.
Vintage Persian Meshad Rug BB7476