A large old Kashan Persian Rug boasting an opulent pattern of flowers and vine motifs on a cream background

An intricate centre section on a cream ground with apricot and blue floral motifs framed by contrasting borders decorated with a series of smaller floral patterns complement the central design of this handmade Persian Rug beautifully. The high level of detail, timeless design and hard-wearing construction of this tightly woven large rug measuring 333cm x 247cm makes it suitable for a living room or a dining room, where it can serve as a centrepiece and add a touch of elegance.

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Old Kashan Persian Rug

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Kashan rugs originate from the historical city of Kashan in Iran

A characteristic feature of many traditional Kashan Persian rugs is their tightly-woven construction. They are renowned for their exceptional quality, intricate designs, and luxurious materials. The creation of these rugs is a labor-intensive process that can take local weavers several months to years to complete, depending on the size and complexity of the design.

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Kashan Caravanserai

A Kashan Caravanserai were Silk Route travellers traded rugs

Typically, old Kashan rugs are hand-knotted from high-quality wool, and often their pile is made of silk, which adds to their sheen and softness. The outer borders are often decorated with a series of smaller floral patterns that frame the central design, showcasing the skill of the artisan weavers. Their timeless design and robust construction make them an investment for the home, often becoming treasured heirlooms.

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