Silk Kashan Carpet

Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile | 249in | 16th century

Unknown Artist

This carpet is one of a small group of luxurious weavings notable for their extremely high knot density and entirely silk construction. While their appearance and feel is akin to velvet, the pattern is created by row upon row of minute, hand-tied kno...
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