10'x18' Palace Ivory, Rose Hand Knotted 100% Wool Kerman Traditional Oriental Area Rug
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Regular price$ 8,997.00
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This is a beautiful Ivory, Rose, Green, Pink, Blue, Brown, Peach, Multi Hand Knotted Vintage Kerman rug from Iran's vast repertoire of artisanal rugs. Made in its namesake city, the rug is a stunning composition of technique, craftsmanship and design. The rug features a delicate and ornate medallion against an ivory inner field that is studded with floral and botanical motifs. The inner field is encompassed by a highly detailed multi-band border that adds to rug's splendor. This rug is in good condition for its age. It has no stain, low pile or damage. It has distressed fringe. Structurally sound, the rug has been professionally restored and maintained. Available for in-person and video consultation, by appointment only.
Story Behind the Art: Famous for their technical quality and elaborate design, Kerman rugs originated in its namesake city of Kerman in south-eastern Iran. Kerman has been a celebrated center of workshop weaving since the Safavid era (1501-1732). A typical pattern for Kerman rugs and rugs is a floral or architectural theme in the main border with a central medallion in the field. Other patterns range from Shah Abbasi medallion-and-corner, garden, vase, tree of life, hunting and animals to all-over boteh, all-over floral and stripes. The most recognized Kerman rug design is the vase or boteh rug pattern, which consists of an all-over pattern of vases or boteh strewn all over the rug against a background of floral motifs and palmettes. Kerman rugs are noted for their finesse of weave, delicate designs and an unparalleled range of colors. It takes over a year to make a Kerman rug and usually anywhere from 15-30 colors are used per rug.
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