Antique Persian Saraband Mir rug was hand knotted in Persia of 100% natural wool on a cotton foundation. It is 90+ years old, has medium wool piles and is in excellent condition for its age. Beautiful colors with excellent quality, showing signs of abrash due to the use of antiquated vegetable dyes. No holes or repairs, plush and soft with a gorgeous design. This rug was acquired from a Virginia estate. Clean and ready to be enjoyed. Recent embargoes by the U.S. against Iranian goods should cause the value of these rugs to increase.

  • Acquired from a Virginia estate
  • Dimensions:
  • 6ft 9in x 10ft 6in, 54.2lbs (206cm x 320cm, 24.6kg)
  • Medium:
  • Hand Knotted Rug
  • Circa:
  • 1920s
  • Notes:
  • Saraband rugs are a form of Persian Oriental Rugs. Saraband is a village of western Iran. This art belongs to the southeast of Arak, which is the central west area of Iran, and the south of Malayer. These rugs are usually double weft and knotted in a symmetrical way. Therefore, these carpets are handwoven like other Persian luxurious rugs. But famous for unobtrusive and sturdy charm. Saraband and the Mir-Saraband rug is an art from the 19th and early 20th Centuries. This handmade rug is usually used as a floor covering and the design consists of small leaves forms in diagonal rows. The tips of the leaves are pointed in opposite dimensions. Sometimes the patterns on the field on the rug, have the same direction. The borders of Mir-Saraband rugs are mostly decorated with Herati pattern or zigzag shapes.
  • Condition:
  • Excellent

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