Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet
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Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet BB6726

Price: $130,000

A late 19th century Persian Khorassan rug, the camel field with a trellis of lush flowering vinery, palmettes and trees within a midnight blue split-leaf tendril and palmette border.

Persian carpet for sale weaving has a long and rich history in Khorasan. The region has been famed for fine antique rugs and carpets going back to Timurid times in the late middle ages. Later, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Khorassan became a center for the production of high quality room-sized carpets due to its large stable supply of city-based weavers who could accommodate the larger anchored looms required to produce these larger carpets. Although still Khorasan carpets, many of these are sometimes known by more specific sub-region of origin designations such as Meshad or Doroksh.

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Item No.: BB6726 Circa: 1880 Size: 12'7" × 20'4" (383 × 619 cm)
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