Antique Mud 16270
** All prices are in US $, FOB Singapore and negotiable.
204 X 133 CM
first quarter of 20th century
Persian Mud Rugs / From khorasan state colose to Meshad city – Antique Persian rugs range tremendously in style and design, a result of the long and important rug-making tradition that has been part of Persian society for centuries.
Almost every region of Persia (which is coterminous with modern day Iran) has its own particular style and method for weaving fine rugs and carpets, and it can be amazing to behold this tremendous range. Among the traditional styles of Persian rugs, one of the most interesting is the Mud, which is itself a Khorassan style.
Antique Mud rugs and carpets produced in Mud in the traditional style are notable for several reasons, and are relatively easily identified based on several different characteristics. They also tend to feature a large, elaborate central medallion – a characteristic that is not unique to khorasan rugs, but that is nevertheless important. Further, Mud rugs tend to possess a certain softness, especially compared to other Khorassan rugs – the quality of the wool used by the rug-makers of Mud is second to none. Known for their beauty and their quality, which is assuredly second to none, khorasan rugs remain very desirable in the rug world of today, centuries after they were first woven.