Semi-antique handmade oversize rug No. 63763 Kashkouli, ca. 1950 Iran 13.9 x 9.7 feet
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Kashkouli, ca. 1950
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13.9 x 9.7 ft
floral / allover
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
This carpet is in perfect condition despite its age.
The main element of this carpet design is the Botteh pattern, and in its smaller version: Mir design, in the West known as Paisley design. The Botteh motif is depicted in the shape of a teardrop and represents fertility and eternal life. It is often found in carpets from Kerman in Iran, India, and antique Caucasian rugs. The word Botteh comes from the Persian word for bush.