Kashan Rugs - Collection of Antique Persian Carpets

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Kashan Rugs are among the very finest Persian rugs and carpets. Kashan was a center of silk production since Safavid times and some of the best classical Persian silk rugs have been attributed to Kashan. At the end of the nineteenth century the weavers there began to produce high quality rugs and carpets as well, which continued the high standards of design and technique established in the classical era. The very best antique Kashans carpets are known as Motashem Kashan. They often have medallion designs, but allover Kashans are not uncommon. The palette can be deep and rich in the classical tradition, or it can utilize softer hues appropriate to modern decor.

Though Kashan is now removed from the commercial trade routed of Persia, it used to be the largest city in the northwest, and virtually all traffic between Esfahan and the east passed through it. Because of this important location Kashan became the popular stop on a bustling trade route during the Safevid Era. In modern times, nearby mountain ranges prohibit trucks from traveling the route that caravans had so often ventured. During this era in which carpet weaving flourished in Persia, Kashan developed a reputation as one of the finest weaving centers of the east.  Most books on antique Kashan rugs, its history, its art and its artists, its architecture, ceramics, glass, metals, and its textile art and industry, mention a large number of masters and artists, but with regards to carpets, master weavers and laboratories there are only a few references. Signed carpets, for this reason, also become a key instrument of research. By analyzing the structure and decoration, it becomes possible to establish the characteristics of a specific production type. Once this has been identified, other non-signed pieces can be attributed with certainty. It is using this method that many carpets can be attributed to Mohtasham.

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42 Rugs Found in Kashan Rug

Antique Persian Kashan Rug 47227

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 0 ft 10 in x 0 ft 11 in
          (0.25 m x 0.28 m)
This splendid antique pictorial Persian rug from Kashan depicts a naturalistic landscape scene with delightful nightingales perched in a graceful flowering tree.

Antique Mohtashem Kashan Persian Rug 47047

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft x 2 ft 8 in
          (0.61 m x 0.81 m)
This antique Kashan rug is a full-blown masterpiece incorporating fine materials and delightful botanical designs synonymous with the legendary Mohtashem atelier.

Antique Mohtashem Kashan Persian Rug 47048

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft x 2 ft 8 in
          (0.61 m x 0.81 m)
Attributed to the elusive Mohtashem atelier, this handsome antique Kashan rug displays an elegant inset-lozenge medallion filled with exquisite polychrome motifs.

Antique Persian Kashan Rug 46406

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 7 in x 2 ft 9 in
          (0.48 m x 0.84 m)
Colorful shrubs, exotic trees, richly detailed fish and graceful animals decorate the naturalistic composition of this exquisite antique Persian rug from Kashan.

Antique Persian Kashan Rug 46405

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 8 in x 2 ft 10 in
          (0.51 m x 0.86 m)
Crafted in Kashan, this marvelous antique Persian rug depicts a beautifully colored and impeccably detailed pictorial landscape scene that's full of lively figures.

Antique Persian Mohtashan Kashan Rug 46541

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 10 in x 3 ft 10 in
          (0.86 m x 1.17 m)

Sale:

  • $9,500.00
This handsome and elegantly styled antique Kashan rug depicts a perfectly balanced curvilinear medallion surrounded by lush vine scrolls and oxidized floral motifs.

Antique Kashan Persian Rug 43901

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 1 in x 4 ft 8 in
          (0.63 m x 1.42 m)

Sale:

  • $8,200.00
This stunning Kashan carpet features a central arabesque medallion as well as two vinescroll vases aligned in a runner-style format.

Antique Silk Persian Kashan Rug 43905

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 10 in x 5 ft
          (0.56 m x 1.52 m)
Graceful and elegantly composed, this stunning antique Persian Kashan rug depicts a fluid curvilinear arabesque that is set over a luxurious brandy wine field.

Antique Silk Kashan Persian Rug 43899

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 1 in x 5 ft 1 in
          (0.63 m x 1.55 m)
Rich in style and color, this opulent Kashan carpet features an innumerable quantity of extremely detailed elements that form an endless field of floral patterns.

Kashan Persian Rug 45246

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 3 ft 6 in x 5 ft 2 in
          (1.07 m x 1.57 m)
Woven in Kashan, this exceptional pictorial rug from Persia features a famous Judaic scene, including a bearded Moses holding the legendary Ten Commandments.

Fine Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Carpet 47483

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 2 in x 5 ft 7 in
          (1.27 m x 1.7 m)
This impressive antique Persian rug, attributed to the legendary Mohtashem Kashan atelier, is characterized by exceptionally fine detail work throughout. A French inscription explains that we reap the seeds we sow.

Antique Kashan Persian Rug 2851

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 11 in x 5 ft 11 in
          (0.89 m x 1.8 m)
This extraordinarily fine antique Oriental Kashan rug from Persia has an expansive yet finely articulated Mina Khani or floral trellis spreading gracefully across the field.

Antique Mohtasham Kashan Persian Carpet 47174

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft x 6 ft 2 in
          (1.22 m x 1.88 m)
Attributed to Mohtashem, this antique Persian area rug features an elaborate medallion, traditional color scheme and diminutive size ideal for a variety of spaces.

Antique Mohtashem Kashan Carpet 47203

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 2 in x 6 ft 3 in
          (1.27 m x 1.9 m)
Woven during the turn of the century, this antique Persian Mohtashem vase carpet depicts a splendid directional field filled with lush botanicals and vivid colors.

Antique Silk Kashan Persian Rugs 3242

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 5 in x 6 ft 3 in
          (1.35 m x 1.9 m)
This exquisite antique Oriental Silk Kashan rug from Persia is graced with a lush profusion of flowering vines reminiscent of the best Kashmir shawls.

Antique Persian Kashan Rug 46732

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 6 in
          (1.3 m x 1.98 m)

Sale:

  • $2,200.00
Lush botanicals and exuberant polychrome vine scrolls meander across this beautifully appointed antique Persian medallion rug from the famed weaving city of Kashan.

Antique Silk Kashan Persian Rug 43904

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 5 in x 6 ft 7 in
          (0.74 m x 2.01 m)
Featuring an all-over arabesque of Herati

Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Silk Rug 47152

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 2 in x 6 ft 8 in
          (1.27 m x 2.03 m)

Antique Kashan Persian Rug with Metallic Threading 40943

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 4 in x 6 ft 8 in
          (1.32 m x 2.03 m)
This unique decorative antique Kashan Persian carpet is hand-made from silk, wool and metallic thread.

Antique Persian Souf Kashan Rug #47263

Style: Kashan Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 6 in x 6 ft 8 in
          (1.37 m x 2.03 m)
This dazzling antique Kashan rug epitomizes the Souf moniker with its vibrant hues, opulent designs and exceptional dimensionality provided by the luminous fibers.

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