Persian rugs are categorized into types named after the Persian city, village or tribal area where they were woven. The most renowned cities for producing rugs are Isfahan, Kerman, Kashan, Herat, Nain, Tabriz, which generally wove wool rugs, but the city of Qum is renowned for silk rugs. Weaving centers are sometimes located near grazing land for sheep who produce the wool for hand spinning. While red ground rugs are commonly seen as "typically" Persian, colors vary greatly and include pastels. Persian rugs are a sub-group of a category of rugs known as "Oriental". The majority of rugs sold today as "Oriental" are woven with Persian designs, but while all Persian rugs are Oriental rugs, not all Oriental rugs are Persian rugs. Antique rugs (older than 100 years) are described as Persian if they were made in historical Persia. Persian rugs usually have a wool weft on a cotton warp that becomes invisible during the hand weaving and knotting process. Tribal rugs were typically made suThere are different knotting techniques; for example, the Persian or asymmetrical knot (open on one side) is tied (knotted) to a warp, passes over the next warp, ties to the next warp and so on. Each knot is cut to create the pile, whereas other weavers use a long rod inserted between warps to allow an entire row of pile to be sheared at once. Unlike tribal rugs for which patterns were memorized, the intricate designs of Persian rugs are graphed onto paper and displayed behind the upright loom as a guide for the weavers. European and North American demand for "Persian" rugs took off in the 19th century. Trading companies sprang up to satisfy demand, but western taste didn't always match the export rugs. Adapted designs were woven which diluted their origins thus making the broad term "Persian rug" more common. Many Persian designs feature plants, gardens, and animals, often interlaced or bordered with geometric patterns or featuring central medallions.
Royal Blue, Antique Persian Tabriz, Fish Mahi All Over Herat Design, Hand Knotted, Pure Wool, Good Condition, Cleaned, Sides and Ends Professionally Secured, Oriental Rug
SKU : 437665
Exact Size: 8'0" x 10'3"
Ivory, Used Persian Tabriz, 400 KPSI, Wool and Silk, Hand Knotted, Cleaned and In Perfect Shape, Oriental Rug
SKU : 437660
Exact Size: 6'9" x 10'5"
Copper Rust Red, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Taba Tabai Tabriz, All Over Design, Full Pile, Natural Wool, Mint Condition, Cleaned, Oriental Rug
SKU : 437705
Exact Size: 6'0" x 9'0"
Ivory, Natural Wool, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Tabriz, Shaved Down, Distressed Look, Mat Oriental Rug
SKU : 427770
Exact Size: 2'8" x 4'0"
Smoke White, 100% Wool, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Tabriz with Large Floral Design, Worn Down, Rustic Feel, Oriental Rug
SKU : 427765
Exact Size: 3'0" x 4'4"
Alice Blue, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Tabriz, Faded Medallion, Shaved Down, Distressed Feel, Extra Soft Wool, Oriental Rug
SKU : 427760
Exact Size: 4'5" x 6'3"
Alice Blue, Vintage Persian Tabriz, All Over Design, Worn Down, Rustic Look, Soft Wool, Hand Knotted, Oriental Rug
SKU : 427755
Exact Size: 4'6" x 6'8"
Goose Gray, Natural Wool, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Tabriz with All Over Design, Worn Down, Rustic Feel, Oriental Rug
SKU : 427745
Exact Size: 8'9" x 11'9"
Alice Blue, Hand Knotted, Vintage Persian Tabriz, Shaved Down, Distressed Feel, 100% Wool, Oriental Rug
SKU : 427740
Exact Size: 7'3" x 10'0"
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