The mansion size "Manchester" Kashan is truly a masterpiece in design and color and in excellent condition with vibrant colors. The Manchester Kashan rug has an "allover" design of the vase, flower vase, vine-scroll, and palmette set in a rich and vibrant red color field. The major border color is dark blue with minor borders in gold color.
The so-called “Manchester" name comes from the Merino sheep wool that was imported to Persia from Manchester England to weave this carpet. The wool is extremely soft and has a lustrous luxury and richness which shows in the rug. The "Manchester Kashan" rugs are renowned worldwide for their beauty because of their brilliant design and the high quality of the wool used in weaving the carpet.
- Dimensions: 12' x 18' 8"
- Date of Manufacture: 1st Quarter of the 1900s
- Place of Origin: Persia
- Material: Manchester Wool and silk pile on a cotton foundation
- Condition: Excellent
Product ID: 1621