Antique Persian Khorassan Rug BB6382 13'3" × 19'4" $95,000
This magnificent khorassan rug comes from the region whose name in Persian means ‘where the sun comes from’ – Khorassan. Undoubtedly, Persian rugs have always been the brightest stars of all Persian crafts and the one before your eyes is a clear proof of that. As characteristic of Khorassan rugs, this weaving beauty is distinguished by a truly majestic size, worthy of a ball room. It was thoroughly hand-knotted of the finest wool according to traditional weaving techniques which resulted in the soft, firm and luminous pile. Such masterful execution ensures the quality of rugs, uniqueness and is a promise that it will serve its lucky owners for generations, as it already has.
It is time to take a closer look at the intricate and lush design, a factor which Persian carpets are so renowned for. The deep indigo background of the main field proudly bears a dense, sandy-beige floral pattern featuring classic Oriental motifs such as Shah Abbas. The multiple borders, more spare in terms of ornamentation and kept in delicate sandy shades, correspond with the nature-inspired design of the main field. In some areas there is a slight Abrash effect visible – a delicate variation in color that is usually present due to the use of vegetable dyes or changes in dye lots. It is one of the most common and typical characteristics of a genuine antique oriental rugs, especially among older and handmade ones. The whole composition makes a stunning impression and fully reflects the excellence and glamour of Persian craftsmanship. It has a potential to be the jewel of any home.
Antique Persian Khorassan Rug BB6382