Aboul Ghasem Kermani Rugs
Antique rugs by master weaver Aboul Ghasem Kermani
Master Rug Weaver Aboul Ghasem Kermani – Known as the master of masters, Aboul Ghasem Kermani (circa 1880-1900) is one of the most prestigious names associated with carpet weaving in Persia and Kerman.
This versatile master rug weaver is most known for his cosmopolitan designs that were woven in wool and silk. Many of his works include paisley boteh motifs, pictorial rug images, dense floral patterns, extravagant borders and rose medallions borrowed from other carpet producing regions.
the carpets that were designed by the great Aboul Ghasem Kermani’s embody many of the expressive colors and designs associated with the Kerman region. And naturally the revivalist movement that occurred before the turn of the 20th century as well.