Beautiful Antique Persian Mashad Amoghli Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920’s – This breathtaking signed Mashad Amoghli carpet from the 1920s is a classic design with elegant, sweeping curves that are reminiscent of the masterworks created during the late Renaissance. This masterpiece was created by one of the most famous carpet works of the 1920s. The rugs created by the Amoghli carpet works are some of the most famous in the world for their beautiful designs and fine quality. They are considered to be rare collector’s pieces and have found their way into many museum collections.
The city of Mashad has a history of carpet making that goes back to the 16th century. During the early 20th century, it was home to some of the most famous carpet artists in the world. Among them were the Amoghli brothers. The years between 1900 and the 1920s were considered to be some of their most productive years. Throughout their long history, they had as many as 300 looms and 1,500 workers creating carpets that are considered to be among the most beautiful in the world.
The carpets of the Amoghli carpet works are known for their beautiful colors that are achieved by using an extra scouring step in the dyeing process. They are also known for their fine knot count that can go over 1,000 KPSI. This allows them to achieve a level of detail that is typically only seen in the finest carpets in the world.
This antique carpet has a classic vase design with graceful florals rising from ornate vase to fill every corner of the carpet. Amoghi carpets are known for their classic designs that are reminiscent of the masterworks created during the 1600s. Because of their popularity, both historically and today, it is a rare treat to find one on the market. This is a spectacular piece and an important part of carpet history that does not come around often.