It was Shah Abbas, the great architect and art lover who founded the famous workshops of Isfahan, which he also served his capital. Isfahan rugs have for centuries been very appreciated both in the East and in Europe. They are still usually very nice work; thickly linked to a grundvæv Cotton sometimes with the weft of wool. Promissory is Seneh. Bottom color mostly red, red or beige. The pattern is very fine with characteristic meandering vines and lotus flowers, and with very neat and accurately performed many colored corner motifs.

Knot density: 600-1000.000 knots/m2

Isfahan rugs Common sizes:
70x105, 80x125, 110x170, 155x240 & 205x310 cm

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