Remarkably Fine Gold Background Antique Floral Persian Kashan Area Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1900 – Around the turn of the 20th century, the city of Kashan held a special place in the creation of collectible Persian rugs. It has its origins as a prominent rug-producing center during the Safavid Dynasty and the Golden Age of Persian court rugs. For a time, Persian arts declined during the 18th century, but a group of master rug weavers decided to revive the art to its former glory.
At the time when this Persian rug was produced, Kashan was once again established itself as a center of Persian rug weaving and was home to some of the great master weavers of all time. Many of the antique rugs from this time and place are special. But this specific Kashan is even more unique. Gold and yellow rugs are a rare find, especially ones made from such high-grade wool that gives it glistening sheen look and feel that is similar to that of silk rugs.
The floral garden approach to design is a common theme among antique Persian Kashan rugs. The dense refined floral spray motifs of this antique Kashan rug points to high level of skill that the Persian rug weavers in Kashan poses since these area rugs are some of the finest quality rugs ever woven.
The carful attention to even the smallest of details is also indicative of an area rug that was custom ordered. For those buyers who seek magnificent traditional design rugs, this Kashan would make a phenomenal option. Kashan produced some of the best area rugs in the world and this piece is inline with all those great antique Persian rugs. Everything about this rug screams high end luxury. From the carefully selected colors that create a magnificent juxtaposition, to the unusually high grade of the wool used to weave this rug, to the meticulously rendered floral clusters, everything is just so perfectly put together.