Antique Silk Persian Souf Kashan Carpet 48250
Size: 7 ft x 10 ft (2.13 m x 3.05 m)Print
A truly singular achievement, this impressive Souf Kashan carpet represents the highest heights achieved by the master weavers of Persian rugs and carpets.
Antique Silk Persian Souf Kashan Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Turn of the Twentieth Century – This antique Souf Kashan carpet features a magnificent tree of life design. A truly singular achievement, this impressive Souf Kashan carpet represents the highest heights achieved by the master weavers of Persian rugs and carpets. Expertly embossed with silk throughout, it is difficult to overstate the fineness of this beautiful carpet. Further, that it should be in such immaculate, mint condition greatly adds to its already considerable rarity; fine examples of Souf Kashan rugs are very difficult to come by in general, while pieces in condition like this are practically unheard of. From the delicate green shade of the background through the sumptuous gold, blue and red tones that color the detail work throughout, this beautiful antique carpet shimmers with beauty in every corner. The incredible precision with which this piece has been woven is practically unparalleled in the world of antique rugs. The complexity of the detail work, from the floral elements to the vine scrolls to the corner pieces, is nothing short of staggering. A truly remarkable composition, this antique Souf Kashan carpet exemplifies the very best qualities of the finest antique Oriental rugs and carpets.