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208 cm x 294 cm

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  • ID: C26
  • Name: Kelardasht
  • Size: 208 cm W x 294 cm L
  • Woven: Hand-Knotted 
  • Origin: Persian
  • Age: Contemporary (not used)
  • Pile: 100% Wool
  • Foundation: 100% Cotton
  • Dying : Natural dyes
  • UNIQUE: Only 1 in stock
  • CERTIFIED GENUINE: Comes with Certificate of Authenticity
    DESCRIPTION: This rug is knotted in the village of Kelardasht in northern Persia. The patterns usually consists of a hexagon surrounded by white primitive lines, sometimes with a scarab in the center. The carpet usually has powerful, deep colours with red and blue in them. The pile consists of a thick, soft pile and the carpet is considered to be durable.

    These rugs are very well-known from several antique paintings. The village, Klardasht, is situated in the north of Iran, south of the Caspian Sea, near the Alborz mountains.

    The motifs on these carpets normally consists of a hexagon surrounded by white primitve lines and sometimes even a scarab in the middle. On the central part of the carpet, and on the border, there are decorative figures of more simple types together with flowers. The background colour is often brickred with dark blue and brown as dominating colours. The pile is made of thick, soft wool, the warp of cotton  The carpets are very durable and very long-lasting.

    RUGS WOVEN BY NOMADS: Nomads move continuously and do not stay permanently in one geographic region.They weave handmade carpets on collapsible looms. Due to that fact there may be slight variations in weaving and the different shades of wool with sometimes uneven in shape giving it a real feeling of a genuine nomadic handicraft. The weaving is made from memory and it depends on each artisans momentary inspiration. The workmanship is of high quality from hand spun wool to preparing the natural dyes from organic plants and roots to dye the wool in different colors in preparation for weaving. Persian Handmade rugs have a timeless appeal which transcends the whims of fashion, and are one of the most sustainable and eco-friendly flooring options available. Each unique design represents the artistic vision and fine craftsmanship by the hand of the weaver.

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