Tag Archives: Persian

Rug of the Week Carpet #21055

Antique Northeast Persian Carpet Khorassan Province Later 18th Century Khorassan was a truly enormous Persian province, once extending all the way to the Oxus River, bordering on  true Central Asia. Even After the eastern parts were lost in the Afghan … Continue reading

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#18425 Kerman – Lavar: Circa 1900

Rug#: 18425 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 9’8” x 21’2” Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1900 Main Colors:  soft blues, navy, beige, ivory, tan, soft gold. The … Continue reading

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#40-1205 Bakhshaiesh: circa 1880

Rug #:  40-1205 Type:    Bakhshaiesh Origin:  Azerbaijan Province, NW Persia Size:     10’0” x 14’6” Circa:   1880 A uniform field of light camel displays an ascending overall floral pattern of linked rosettes attached by geometrically angled branches.  The main border … Continue reading

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Film | People of the Wind (1976)

*Post written by: Katrina Mauro In my quest to learn as much as I could about the rug world, I came across this 1976 documentary of the Babadi, a branch of the Bakhtiari tribe in Iran.  Narrated by Jaffar Qoli, … Continue reading

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#19360 Bakhshaiesh: circa 1890

Rug #:  19360 Type:    Heriz Carpet (Bakhshaiesh Type) Origin:  Azerbaijan Province, NW Persia Size:     11’10” x 19’8” Circa:   1890         Structure Warp:   cotton, off white, natural, handspun, Z-4-S Weft:    cotton, off white, natural, handspun, Z-2, 3, … Continue reading

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Documentary Clip | Persia, 1938

This is a clip from a 1938 color documentary on the Silk Road, from the 2nd reel entitled “Persia”, produced by the Esso corporation and distributed by Modern Talking Picture Service, depicting the process of producing Persian Rugs in Iran. … Continue reading

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#18885 Doroksh: circa 1910

Rug #: 18885 Origin: NE Persia Type: Mood (Doroksh) Size: 10’6″ x 13’10” Warp: cotton Weft: cotton Pile: wool Circa: 1910 What we in the industry refer to as “Mood Carpets” are a generalization of a number of types of … Continue reading

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#20194 Kerman – Lavar: circa 1870

Rug#: 20194 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 11’0” x 15’0” Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1870   Main Colors:  Pea green, soft yellow, soft green, wine red, … Continue reading

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Sarouk – Mohajeran: Circa 1920

Origin: NW Persia – Arak District Type: Sarouk – Mohajeran Size: 13’2” x 16’10” Warp: Cotton Weft: Cotton Pile: Wool Circa: 1920 Main Colors: navy, rust, coral, pale yellow   This carpet originates in the area of Sarouk, slightly south … Continue reading

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#18092 Kerman: Circa 1880

Rug #: 18092 Origin: SE Persia Type: Kerman – Laver Size: 8’5”X 16’ Weave density: 10 H X 12 V ~ appx 110-120 KPSI Warp: hand spun cotton Weft: hand spun cotton Pile: wool Sides: 2 ply wool Circa: 1880’-1890 … Continue reading

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