Persian Mashad Handwoven Wool Rug in Beige, Blue, Green and Orange BB7014 5'0" × 8'10" $8,000
Mashad rugs are perhaps the most famous of all Persian carpets. Due to the fact that the renowned weaving center is one of the oldest in the world, the range of its designs is truly awe-inspiring and the workmanship – refined. This antique Persian rug is an example of the most classy and enchanting Mashad weavings, comparable to specimens coming from exquisite royal weaving manufactories.
The main field carries an allover pattern of boteh (buta), one of the most iconic Persian designs, also known as paisley. Paisley designs became very popular in the West in the 18th and 19th centuries, following imports of post–Mughal Empire versions of the design from India, especially in the form of Kashmir shawls, which were then imitated locally. The field is embraced by a series of borders with botanical motifs kept in the spirit of the main field. The final touch is the gentle color palette of soft beiges with touches of dusty orange, dark blue and green.
In addition to its palatial appearance, the carpet can boast of impeccable workmanship. Thoroughly hand-knotted of the finest materials in accordance with centuries-old techniques, it managed to survive until this day without any signs of wear. If maintained properly, this Oriental rug is going to withstand years of usage, bringing the recherché charm of Persian artistry into your home.
Persian Mashad Handwoven Wool Rug in Beige, Blue, Green and Orange BB7014