New runner No. 45722 Hosseinabad Iran 19.2 x 2.4 feet
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|Country of Origin:
||19.2 x 2.4 ft (runner)
(warp and weft):
||geometric / allover
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
This carpet has a total of approximately 842,000 knots and it took skilled carpet makers about 1,123 hours or 125 working days to hand-knot this carpet.
More about the provenance Hosseinabad | Iran
Hosseinabad is located in North West Iran. Hosseinabad rugs belong to the family of Hamadan rugs. They are not made in Hosseinabad though but mostly in neighbouring Tuyserkan. Hosseinabad rugs are very popular because of their good long lasting materials and their tasteful mostly geometric design.
This Hosseinabad 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.