Antique Isfahan Carpet

$6,800.00Price

Antique Isfahan Carpet

Silk Warps and wool wefts

100% handwoven

Size 2.17m x 1.50 ( 8ft x 4.11 ft)

Very fine with a beautifully intricate design

Approx 80 yrs

In the middle of Iran lies the city of Isfahan; Today, it is an important industrial city with a population of 1.2 million inhabitants  Architecturally, the city is a masterwork and one of the finest in the islamic world. In the city and in its surroundings a large number of master workshops can be found. Many of them have a world reputation for their beautiful use  of patterns often inspired by the mosques tile works, or the gardens of the cities and palaces. Carpets from Isfahan have a  high reputation when it comes to the composition of the patterns, materials and designs. They are characterized by a fine pile with extremly high knot density (Senneh knots) that sometimes are made on silk warps. The material, mostly wool, and colours are made of the highest quality. The motifs often consists of medallions with palmettes and but figural motifs also occur.

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  What People Say  

''My kilims arrived yesterday ...and to say I love them would be an understatement !!!!  I absolutely adore them both and am so thrilled.They are so much more stunning in the flesh...the tone and warmth of both simply beautiful and they look perfect in situ. And thank you so much for the cushion covers. Such a treat!

 

 I just think it’s incredible to think that I’m bringing kilim beauties home to Australia from your onlineshop in Goreme that I visited 3 years ago!! I love it!!  Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. For it all Ruth. Amazing!

I look forward to the next round. ''  

                  - Pen Thomson, Australia 

 

 

 

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