The room size "Manchester" Kashan rug has a beautiful garden design with vibrant colors. This Manchester Kashan rug has an "allover" design consisting of birds, flower vases, vine scrolls, and palmettes set in a rich and vibrant rich red color field. The major border color is dark blue with a design of birds and flowers. The minor borders in gold and red colors.
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: 8' x 11' 3"
- Date of Manufacture: 1st Quarter of the 1900s
- Place of Origin: Persia
- Material: Manchester Wool and silk pile on a cotton foundation
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use
Product ID: 1702