Handmade Oriental rug
225 x 160cm (7'5 x 5'3)
It is unusual for Clare to trade in Antique rugs. However, on occasions, she will find something unique and exciting. This piece is possibly Circa 1920. It has a low pile (although the wear is all over ). For the discerning rug buyer, this piece would be very desirable. The colours are soft, gentle and mellow.
This outstandingly intricate, antique Persian Qashqai rug has a powerful cobalt blue centre-ground combined with contrasting touches of brick red and complementing tones of soft beige and brown throughout this fantastic piece. This intricate combination has resulted in a truly show-stopping piece of art.
This carpet will have been made in Iran, although the term Persian is still used for the rug trade. We would generally expect Kashgai rugs (Iranian time) to be made by the last genuinely nomadic people of the region. The Qashqai designs are not written or drawn but passed on to daughters who watch their mothers early and gradually develop their skills in a family environment. It would be fair to say that the women will make these pieces with two or even three generations involved. The piece is knotted by the weavers who sit cross-legged upon the floor, and indeed the carpet whilst they craft their art.
Meanwhile, the men and boys will be out tending and protecting the animals. As well as the traditional lozenge-shaped ground with medallions in the centre repeated in the corners will often include birds, animals, flowers, and trees that they see around them. As you would expect, these carpets are hand-knotted with wool that has primarily been vegetable dyed. The Kashgai pieces often have an exciting selvedge with bi or tricolour windings like a barber pole. The other distinctive characteristic is that the rug will be knotted on a wool foundation.
We recommend the use of an underlay with this product:
For uneven surfaces, we would recommend our Felt underlay:
225 x 160cm (7'5 x 5'3)
- Pile: 100% Wool
- Vacuum using suction only Please do not vacuum fringes
- We recommend an underlay to prolong the life of your rug and to protect against possible dye transfer.
- Spot Cleaning:
- Blot spills with absorbent cloths, do not rub or use detergent cleaning products. Spot clean with minimal liquid using soap-based products, preferably using the froth or lather.
- Full Clean:
- Specialist Cleaning only.
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