A Dorosch Carpet

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Size: 
13'0" x 16'2" - 396cm x 493cm
Period: 
C 1870
Materials: 
Wool pile, cotton warp & weft
Condtion: 
Very Good - minor restorations
Price: 
Upon request
Item#: 
14775
Notes: 
Dorokhsh carpets are from the Khorasan region in northeast Persia has been famed for fine antique rugs going back to Timurid times in the late middle ages. Dorokhsh Carpets are made with a Persian or asymmetric knot "Farsibaff". The knot may be open either right or let. The foundation on the antiques is mostly wool but on 20th century rugs cotton warps and wefts are most common. Knot counts are fine, ranging from 120 to 275 kpsi.