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Kashan Rug, 6 x 9

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Original price $890.00
Current price $450.00

Rug ID:1130

Origin: Pakistan                                                          

Type:Area rug

Woven:Hand Knotted

Size: 6’x9’

Highlight Colors:Beige, red background

Design: Kashan

Knot Density: 140-160 kpsi

Pile Material:Wool

Foundation Material:Cotton

Condition: some selvedge diminished , used

Age :1970s

Pile Thickness:Medium

In Stock:One

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1) We only ship to mainland 48 states in Us .

2) Please note pictures are part of description, view them with accuracy. Also,  consider colors may look lighter,  darker or different shade depending on the  setting of your monitor or phone.

We tried to include different angles and lighting to present most actual color on photos.

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Kashan rug and history

A city between the two largest cities in Iran with 120,000 population. The city is historically well known for its textile and pottery. In old days the city was a trading by-pass along the Silk Road. The famous Ardebil Rug in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is the work of Kashan in the 16th century. To this day Kashan has kept its reputation of quality rugs. The pattern has a beautiful medallion design with niches, trees, or figural motifs along with floral of red, blue, and beige colors.

 This rug is made in Pakistan  influence by Kashan design from Iran . 

Pakistan rug and history

The rug manufacturing started in India and when Pakistan separated, Muslim weavers moved to Pakistan. In recent years they are using Newland wool yarn which gives the rugs a silky look. The high knot density rugs have stronger durability at a lower price than Persian rugs.

The quality of rugs especially  on edges can not be compared to Persian rugs for durability. They are mass-produced in Karachi and Rawalpindi divided into Mori and Persian .90% of Mori rugs have Bokhara or Turkmenistan patterns. Ziegler rugs in Pakistan have patterns copied from the older traditional Arak district of Iran. Persia rugs are also manufactured in Pakistan have inspiration from Caucasian rugs that are sold as Kazak fine.