Size: 10'10" × 12'8" (310 × 386 cm). An early 20th century Khorassan antique rug. The midnight blue field with an allover trellis of palmettes, flowering vinery and feathery leaves within a similar midnight blue border.
Khorasan consists of two words, "Khor" and "Asan, " meaning "rising sun" as befits a region on Iran's eastern border. Bordering the Salt Desert to the west and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the east the Khorassan region (or more correctly, province) is home to many well-known Khorassan rug. Workshops in the towns of Amoghli, Khamenei, Makhmalbaf, Saber, Zarbaf, and, of course, Meshad.
With a good supply of soft wool, high quality craftsmen, a mix of larger city-based workshops, looms in smaller villages, and access to the Silk Road, Khorassan has a reputation far and wide as a source of the largest and most varied assortment of beautiful Oriental rugs. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets". The seller is "dorisleslieblau" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.