English
Deutsch
Español
Português
Prices in:
Show sizes in:
Customer-Login

No Account Yet?

Your Shopping Cart:
Your shopping cart is empty
Item Number:



A little carpet and rug glossary...

Dealers, do you want to sell your large rugs?

Antique large rug № 57057 Kilim, antique Iran 14.6 x 9.6 feet

Larger images (will open in new window)

Please click on the thumbnail for a larger view or on the text link below for a high resolution image

main view
Item Number: 57057
Provenance: Kilim, antique
Country of Origin: Iran
Size: 14.6 x 9.6 ft
Age: antique
Foundation
(warp and weft):
wool (this is a flatweave without pile)
Design: geometric / allover
Ground Color: light brown
Remarks:
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental flatweave
Price (incl. VAT): US-$ 2,500

Estimated delivery time:
4 - 8 working days

add to cart

This piece is a Kilim. What is a Kilim? "Kilim" is a generic term for all Oriental rugs which have no pile (also Palas, Sumakh, Sileh, Verneh..) therefore being flat weave. Kilims serve nomads as an isolating and decorative floor covering or blanket in their tents. Many Kilims are as well used as prayer rugs kneeing on them in order to pray towards Mekka 5x a day ("the prayer rug of the modest man"). Due to the technique of their making Kilims almost always have generous geometric designs. In case of a floral design it is mostly strongly stylized. Altogether Kilims are beautiful pile-less rugs with an extra portion of character.



BEN Trading - Rare Oriental Carpets and Oversize Rugs


rugpeople.com | oriental-carpets.com - contemporary and oriental - large, L, XL, XXL and huge rugs


Customer Service:


United Kingdom:  +44 (0)20 7183 4544

USA / Canada:    +1 646-688-1335

Germany / Austria:  +49 (0)40 450 4102

Legal Information | Contact | Terms Of Business