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Semi-antique Oriental carpet #55006 Hamadan Iran 5.0 x 3.5 feet

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Item Number: 55006
Provenance: Hamadan
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 5.0 x 3.5 ft
Made: ca. 1950
Pile: wool
Design: geometric / medallion
Ground Color: dark blue
Knots/inch²: 303
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 1,760

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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More about the provenance Hamadan | Iran

Hamadan (also: "Hamedan") is one of the oldest cities of Persia. The former name of Hamadan used to be "Ekbatan", this term is still used to this day for higher quality manufactory rugs from the region (also called "Hamadan Shahrbaf"). Ekbatan was the main city of the tribe of the "Meder". Ekbatan or Hamadan Shahrbaf rugs are relatively heavy rugs with a high pile. The majority of Hamadan rugs are peasant or nomadic rugs - with several sub-provenances such as Bibikabad, Borchalou, Darjazin and Hosseinabad amongst others. Hamadan rugs are mainly woven with the Turkish knot.

This Hamadan has a "Herati" or "Mahi" design (has its origin in Herat, ca. 16th century, short for "Mahi to Hos" meaning "fish in the pond"). A rosette is surrounded by a rhombus which is again surrounded by four bent leaves. The name "Mahi" meaning "fish" was given to this design because the leaves resemble swimming fish.



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