Antique Light Brown Background Kerman Persian Rug 44491
On one edge of the carpet border, there is a signature cartouche showing the carpet’s origin in the artisan carpet weaving studios of Kerman, which were among the best in Safavid Persia.
Antique Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – This incredible Kerman rug from the late 19th century pays homage to the exquisite artistry and skill of the designers and rug weavers of the area. Kerman is ancient and has one of the oldest carpet weaving traditions. Kerman rugs are easily recognizable for their intricacy of design and fine weave. This breathtaking rug is from the late 19th century and is an excellent example of the work that made Kerman rugs favorites.
The carpet has a floral theme and is packed so densely with flowers that little of the background shows. The colors and designs have a delicate and earthy feel. The millefleur design of this rug is one of the most recognizable in Lavar Kerman rugs. Kerman was a traditional carpet-weaving city. In the early 19th century, the city was burned to the ground during a civil war. Many of the weavers relocated to the village of Lavar. These rugs are known as Lavar Kerman carpets. Rugs of this type were only produced until the 1920s when Kerman weavers underwent a change, and the patterns became simpler, making this rug a rare find.
One of the characteristics that make Lavar Kermans stand out is the exquisite use of color. Kerman rugs can use as many as 15 to 30 different colors and shades in a single piece. Another thing that sets them apart is their high knot count. This gives weaver the ability to create the intricate designs that are seen in them, and it gives the carpet a supple feel and soft texture.
The complexity of the design and complexity of the pattern is unique, even among the finest Persian rugs. The pattern of this rug seems to have a fluid motion that ebbs and flows. It is truly a masterpiece. This carpet is signed, either by the maker, or it might reference the person who commissioned it. It is a lovely antique rug that has a refined and elegant character. Lavar Kermans are so highly prized that you rarely finds one available for sale, making this a rare opportunity.