Persian Isfahan Rug Circa 1920 – 471 x 322cm

Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no


Size in cm

471 x 322

Size in feet

15.4 x 10.5


100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile


Hand woven in Iran



About the piece

A large fine Isfahan rug, wool and on cotton foundation, possibly woven by Shooreshi work shop in Eslimi design demands respect. just looking at the rug, brings back the splendor of great Persia. This is truly a remarkable Isfahan rug. Isfahan, once the capital city of Shah Abbas in 1595 considered to be one of the most magical cities in Iran with its magnificent mosques and architecture that has been the inspiration for many carpet designs in both floral and geometric designs. Isfahan carpets made from fine wool and silk generally woven onto silk warps and weft threads are considered to be among the finest and most durable Persian rugs, where the artist designers and weavers reflect their initiative and their art on to a carpet. The best known manufactures are Seirafian, Haghighi and Shoreshi. Pure silk rugs in Isfahan are rarely made and the manufacturer called Shoreshi has mastered the skill of making limited quantity of pure silk rugs by using vegetable dyes and high quality silk.
Origin: Iran
Size: 471 x 322
Date: Circa 1920
Condition: Good

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