One of the rarest antique Persian rugs in our collection.
This Qum rug dates to about 1900 and is one of several examples of what the Qum carpets were famous for, but also in excellent condition.
Qum rugs go back many centuries and the rugs from Qum are best known for being the mainly pure silk and extremely fine.
For many decades, the Qum rug weavers have dominated the high end market of pure silk rugs to such a degree that most people assume that the fine Qum rugs have always been made of pure silk, which is far from the truth and this piece is a perfect example of the true history of the Qum rugs.
This Qum rug is very rare in that it is not only a very old piece, but it is also in excellent condition with a design that is all but forgotten. The workmanship is extremely well preserved and like all genuine Qum rugs from that era, it is made using vegetable dyes. The design that you see in this Qum rug is one that is similar to the Mahi and Herati pattern in the Tabriz rugs and is unfortunately rarely ever found in newer Persian rugs. The pile is very evenly worn and thanks to its superb workmanship, it has the quality and durability that the Qum rugs are renowned for. For me, its the colors and design that stand out as they are a perfect representation of what the old rugs used to look like since neither of these features are found in newer rugs. For fans of Persian rugs, this piece is definetely a treat and I also featured it in some of our YouTube channel that is all about Persian rugs.
Informational Video About Qum Rugs
As part of our YouTube channel about Persian rugs, we have featured this Qum rug as it is such a rare piece and if you like more information about this rug and learn more about Qum carpets in general, watch the video below.
If you are interested to learn more about the Qum rugs, watch this short video in which I share with you a brief history of the Qum carpets and share some examples of various Qum rugs from different eras 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.