early 20th century khamseh rug from south iran featuring three central medallions. Various shapes and symbols fill in the field. Main colors are bright pink, indigo blue, and natural undyed brown wool. Has some wear but foundation is intact

Early 20th Century Khamseh Rug - 7' x 9'8

Regular price $1,475.00 Sale

Khamseh rug handwoven in South Iran during the second quarter of the 20th century.

This cheerful Khamseh is composed of three central medallions, containing boat-like motifs in the center. The field surrounding the medallions is filled with geometric shapes and symbols, and the whole is framed by multiple borders alternating between floral and geometric motifs. The dominant colors are a soft indigo, bright pink (an early synthetic), and the natural wool brown of the warp. 

In fair condition, with wear throughout; foundation is intact and sound. Pile is low, with an airy but sturdy handle. 


Size: 7' x 9'8"

Age: 1925-1950

Country of Origin: South Iran

Type of Rug: Khamseh 

Material: 100% Wool

Pile Height: Low

Condition: Fair




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