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Silk ground Isfahan carpet

Circa 1980
300 x 196 cm 9’10” x 6’5”
£ POA
£ POA

Description

One of a kind Silk ground Isfahan carpet woven with a wool border and silk highlights. This carpet has been woven with the best wool and silk by master weavers in Isfahan. Stunning muted colours and silk, with the background being all silk this allows the wool design to give an embossed feel to touch.  A remarkable rare fine wool and silk rug woven around 40 years ago, these rugs are slowing in production due to their high costs to produce.

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 So even these younger exceptional pieces are getting rare.

Isfahan is situated virtually in the centre of Persia, and was once the capital city. The rugs are woven in the city itself and the surrounding villages. Starting in the early 17th century, their name was renowned throughout Europe – this has continued to the present day. Although rug making was interrupted by the Afghan invasion, it quickly re-established itself as a major centre for the finest handmade carpets. This example show cases why Isfahan are famous for weaving the most detailed, beautiful fine carpets.

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