This Persian rug has a cotton foundation and a wool pile. It has a respectable 165 knots per square inch.
Kashan rugs come from the city of Kashan situated in the centre of Iran. It is one of the worlds oldest cities, with a history going back thousands of years with Kashan rugs being produced in the city from around the 17th century. The rugs are of very fine quality and use the softest kork wool from the sheep, which is often reserved for fine pieces. The designs often feature a central medallion and floral designs inspired by many of the cities old gardens.
This rug has a cream background which is contrasted by the browns, beiges and blues used in the border and pattern. Whilst traditional Kashan rugs are predominantly red, new versions, such as this piece, make use of creams and beige.
Kashan - Size: 372 x 254cm
|Product No: 1106||Knot Count: 165 KPSI|
|Pile: Wool||Foundation: Cotton|
|Origin: Persian||Age: New|