Kashan Rugs

Kashan is located in the center of Iran in the Isfahan province and is one of Iran’s oldest cities. … Beautiful Kashan rugs have been crafted here since the 17th century during the Safavid dynasty.

There are few carpet provenances whose reputation can compete with that of Kashan. Keshan rugs stands for the highest standards and traditional production of the finest craftsmanship. One of the most famous Persian carpets of all, the Ardebil rug in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, is said to have been knotted here in this city between Isfahan and Tehran. In the Persian Empire, Kashan was considered one of the most important trading places on the famous Silk Road, which still exists today. Today, however, this location has lost importance.

Kashan carpets are mostly knotted from very good wool. Silk is rarely used. Carpet production experienced a decline in the past, but until today it came back to its old strength. For this reason, Keshan carpets are very popular and appreciated by connoisseurs of the industry. Warp and weft are usually made of cotton and the pile is made of high-quality sheep’s wool. The dense knotting with Persian Knots creates carpets that owners will enjoy for a long time. There is a variety of knotted patterns. Thus, medallions as well as floral ornaments or allover designs can be found. The colouring of these Persian carpets with blue, red and beige shades is highly traditional.but has been in the shadow of Isfahan for some time now.