Actual Measurements are 11' x 16'6. This Antique Persian Rug was handwoven in the late 19th century, circa 1880. This rare piece is extraordinarily large for an antique Qashqai. It features a traditional geometric design for the region with a faded navy blue background and brick red border. This rug is 100% wool and for the age is in great condition.
The Qashqai are renowned for their pile carpets and other woven wool products. They are sometimes referred to as "Shiraz" because Shiraz was the major marketplace for them in the past. The wool produced in the mountains and valleys near Shiraz is exceptionally soft and beautiful and takes a deeper color than wool from other parts of Iran. Qashqai carpets have been said to be the most famous of all Persian tribal weavings. The item "11 x 17 ft.
19th Century Antique Ghashghaei / Qashqai Persian Rug, Palace Size" is in sale since Wednesday, August 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets". The seller is "amir_ata" and is located in Champaign, Illinois.
This item can be shipped to United States, Philippines, Cayman islands.