Antique handmade oversize carpet № 59397 Sarouk, ca. 1900 Iran 13.7 x 9.10 feet
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||Sarouk, ca. 1900
|Country of Origin:
||13.7 x 9.10 ft
||floral / medallion
||dark blue / navy
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
Excellent condition, full pile
More about the provenance Sarouk, ca. 1900 | Iran
Sarouk is located in West Iran, in the zone of production of Arak. The source of this important provenance has been in the village of Sarouk (also written Sarough) North of Arak. Sarouks are known to be of high quality. The pile is usually higher than the average Persian rug and therefore Sarouks are rather heavy and solid rugs, the wool being used is high quality durable wool.
This Oriental rug has a so called "open design". Any rug in which the medallion is surrounded by a large area of a plain one-colored field and if at all have corner patterns within the field. The open design is currently experiencing a come back and became very popular.