Antique Persian Kirman Carpet BB6817 13'2" × 18'6" $120,000
This turn of the century antique Persian Kirman rug features intricate geometric and floral abstractions in dark beige and brown against a field of abrashed camel. The herati pattern, also known as the “fish pattern” – a common staple of antique oriental rugs weaving – can be seen throughout the design. The pattern consists of a stylized flower usually placed within a diamond shape and framed by diagonal leaves. Antique Kirman carpets in New York 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 antique Persian rugs are typically cotton-foundation with high knot densities, and frequently have intricate all-over floral patterns – as seen in this particular carpet. Golam Hussein, Sherefat Khan and Arjomand are among the most well-known 20th century Kirman designers.
Antique Persian Kirman Carpet BB6817