KASHAN ANTIQUE - 195x135cm


Circa 1910

Right between Isfahan and Teheran, lies the city of Keshan, which is known as an important trading & a resting place along the Silk Road. This city has been famous for a long time for its textiles, Carpets, silk and its pottery. Superior carpets were manufactured here during the Safavid dynasty (1502-1736). Today, these carpets are produced in the surrounding of Keshan with high knot density in both superior wool and silk. The patterns consist of beautifully designed medallions, trees and figural motifs. Dominating colours are blue, red and beige.


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