Antique Persian Lavar Kerman Rug Circa 1920 – 225 x 144cm

Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no


Size in cm

225 x 144

Size in feet

7.3 x 4.7


100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile


Circa 1920


Hand woven in Iran

Number of Knots

Approx 260,000 Knots in 1sq meter

About the piece

This is a very good sample of fine Kirman design in famous flower pattern. Lavar, a small town near Kirman weaving finer quality in terms of details, number of knots and sophistication in design has always captured and astomished the rug collectors around the world and no collection is complete without a fine sample of Lavar, Kiramn either in flower, pictorial or other well-known designs from this area. Down in the southeast of Iran with a population of approximately 1,350 000 inhabitants. The city of Kerman today has a pleasant atmosphere with mosques, blocks with bazaars and tea houses. The carpet manufacturing has long been an important industry and carpets from Kerman are easily recognized. The ground colour is often red or Beige, and the pattern is dominated by small flowers either centrally placed medallion or an allover design together with a wide border filled with flowers. The material as well as the design is usually of good quality. This rug had previously been in the collection of a well known Persian dealer for over 60 years.
Origin: Iran
Size: 225 X 144
Date: Circa 1920
Condition: perfect

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