Antique Kerman Lavar Carpet

Antique Kerman Lavar Carpet

W 9' x L 11.10'Hand knotted of virgin wool; extremely high thread count.This carpet was designed and constructed by master carpet weavers from the Kerman District. Persian culture is world renowned for its textile artistry. It is distinguished by a floral motif that is repeated and developed in geometrical symmetry throughout the carpet, rendering it stunningly attractive. This piece is known as a “pictorial carpet” or “rug tableau.” That is, it is designed to be hung on the wall (or laid on the floor). The process of stylizing and preserving the form of such textiles requires a deep knowledge of craft as transmitted via weaving tradition through centuries in Persian culture. Sold


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early 20th Century




Hand knotted of virgin wool; extremely high thread count.