Kashan

£1,350.00

Size: 215cm x 135cm

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Kashan rugs are among the most celebrated and highly regarded Persian carpets, originating from the city of Kashan in central Iran. These rugs are known for their exceptional craftsmanship, intricate designs, and luxurious materials. Here are some key features and characteristics of Kashan rugs:

Design and Patterns

  1. Central Medallion: A prominent feature in many Kashan rugs is the central medallion, often surrounded by an elaborate field and detailed corner pieces.
  2. Floral Motifs: Kashan rugs frequently incorporate floral designs, including flowers, leaves, and vines, creating a lush and ornate appearance.
  3. Curvilinear Patterns: The designs often feature flowing, curvilinear patterns, showcasing the weavers’ skill in creating complex and harmonious compositions.
  4. Historical and Mythical Themes: Some Kashan rugs depict scenes from Persian history, mythology, or literature, adding a narrative element to the design.

Colours

  • Rich and Deep Tones: Common colours include deep blues, rich reds, ivory, gold, and sometimes soft pastels.
  • Natural Dyes: Traditional Kashan rugs use natural dyes made from plants, insects, and minerals, resulting in vibrant and long-lasting colours.

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