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Antique Handmade oriental carpet № 56940 Kashan, antique Silk Iran 6.9 x 4.3 feet

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Item Number: 56940
Provenance: Kashan, antique Silk
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 6.9 x 4.3 ft
Age: antique
Pile: Silk
Design: floral / allover
Ground Color: ivory
Remarks:
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet

The pile of this carpet is made of silk

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.
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 6,500

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

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More about the provenance Kashan, antique | Iran

Kashan (also: "Keshan") is located in central Iran at the old Caravan Street which leads from Teheran to Kashan, Qum, Yazd, Kerman, then further to India and Pakistan. The peak glory time of Kashan was under the reign of the Safavids in the 16/17th century. Kashan rugs belong to the best classic Oriental rugs. Kashans are mostly woven with the Persian knot as opposed to the Turkish knot with which most Persian rugs are made.



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