One of the rarest antique Persian rugs in our collection.
This Kelardasht rug dates to about 1900 and it is not only one of the finest examples of what the Kelardasht carpets are, but also in a rare large size that is extremely difficult to find.
Kelardasht rugs go back about 300 years when large numbers of Kurdish families settled in the northern parts of Iran by the Caspian Sea and brought their rug weaving tradition with them. Typically, the Kelardasht Persian rugs are much smaller pieces and since their rug weaving in that area all but seized many decades ago, they have become very sought-after pieces and are appreciated for their quality and beauty.
This Kelardasht rug is very rare in that it is not only a very large piece, but it is also in excellent condition. The workmanship is extremely well preserved and like all genuine Kelardasht rugs, it is made using vegetable dyes with a design that is classic for Kelardasht carpets of that era. The pile is very evenly worn and thanks to its superb workmanship has the quality and durability that the Kelardasht rugs are renowned for. As you can see in the pictures, this piece is very evenly aged and it is one of those types of old Persian rugs that are becoming increasingly difficult to find in this size and condition. For fans of Persian rugs, this piece is definetely a treat and we are very proud to be able to offer it.
Informational Video About Kelardasht Rugs
As part of our YouTube channel about Persian rugs, we have featured this Kelardasht rug as it is such a rare piece and if you like more information about this rug and learn more about Kelardasht carpets in general, watch the video below.
If you are interested to learn more about the Kelardasht rugs, watch this short video in which I share with you a brief history of the Kelardasht carpets and share some close-ups of this particular Kelardasht rug. If you like more information about Persian rugs, click on this link to our YouTube channel, which is devoted to all things about Persian rugs YouTube Channel of MPrugs.com.
If you like more information about Persian rugs, click on this link to our YouTube channel, which is devoted to all things about Persian rugs YouTube Channel of MPrugs.com.
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