Fine Persian Mashad Carpet – Large

Rug #254
Size: 417 x 303 cm / 13.7 x 9.9 ft
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Persian Mashad Wool Carpet – Allover Design


The holy city of Mashad is the capital of Khorasan and although significantly important carpets were made in the region, namely Herat, in the 17th century, Mashad itself and surrounding towns  namely Doroksh, Mud and Birjand rose to significance following the ‘Revival’ of the handmade Persian carpet industry which began in the late 19th century. Weavers from other established urban carpet producing centres were encouraged to set up workshops there and pursue excellence in the production of decorative furnishing carpets predominantly in the styles of carpets produced during the ‘Golden Era’ of 17th century Safavid carpet weaving.

Persian Mashad carpet handwoven from wool in Iran. Allover design with floral bouquet and paisley (transliterated from Farsi as boteh) motif.

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