Antique Persian Hamedan 11 x 19 Rug 9809
Antique Persian Hamedan 11 x 19 Rug 9809. Antique Persian Hamedan with rare camel background color and geometric designs in multi-colors.
Size: 10′ 10″ x 19′ 4″
Hamedan or Hamadan is believed to be one of the oldest cities in the world. Hamadan rugs have been made in nomadic tribes and in royal court factories. They all represent different traditions and reflect the history of Iran and its various peoples. The carpets woven in court manufactories during the sixteenth century are famous for their artistically designs and colors. They are treasured and collected all over the world today. Their patterns and designs set a tradition for the court in ancient times and has been kept alive until today. Even though the craft of carpet weaving has declined through the years, modern production has reintroduced the centuries old technique. They use fine wool from local sheep. Their designs are from specific, traditional patterns. The colors they use are from natural dyes, which come from plants, vegetables, roots and even insects. Hand woven Persian carpets and rugs were regarded as objects of high artistic value and prestige since they were first mentioned by Greek writers.
This rug has small ivory fringes on both ends. It has hexagon shapes all through the center of varied colors, including green, terra cotta, blue, brown and even ivory. It has small floral designs all through its patterns. Its antique feel makes it perfect for any home, it can be traditional yet quite contemporary. It could also be a family heirloom because it is made to last for many years.