Description of Design and History 

The cream color central medallion Shaahbasi design of the field is from the lineage of certain ‘Vase’ carpets attributed to 17th Century Kerman, here expressed in the light pastel palette characteristic of Kirman knotting of the late Qajar / early Pahlavi period, in which sky blue, terracotta, beige. This magnificent piece woven by Master Weaver Delmagani who is working for Mr. Ali Kermani. Master Ali Kermani, son of Ali-Akbar Jarrah, was born in 1877 and passed away in the year 1939, at the age of 62. Master Kermani who later officially changed his name to Ali Honari, was among the rare and extremely praiseworthy weavers of Kerman who could alone be considered as the best in his trade among the producers of rugs from this city at the end of Qajar era. The pink eight point central medallion decorated with floral design as same as the pattern in four corners. The main red border also decorated with different kind of flowers.This example is in excellent condition and very decorative item and ready to use in floor.

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