Antique Kermanshah Mat, 24" by 34", Very Good Pile
Peso Priced Item; A Kermanshah rug from around 1890's. Kermanshah, a city in the Kermanshah Province of western Iran, was built on the Zagros Mountain range during the Sasanian Empire in the fourth century CE. It was strategically located near the border with Babylonia and faced numerous attacks by tribes and armies over the centuries. The Arabs and the Ottoman Empire were notable occupiers of the city on several occasions. Kermanshah is in the Kurdistan region and has a majority Iranian Kurd population. The city is a center of trade for many towns and villages in the Kermanshah Province. The surrounding Kermanshah area is famous for the finest wool in Iran, as it benefits from the climate near the Zagros Mountains. Notably, Kermanshah wool was purchased by Kashan city weavers for their high-quality carpets made during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
This antique rug (mat) measures 24" by 34". Very good pile considering it's age, but there are some loose threads on the outer edges (called overcast). A little TLC could mend these sides, or use it as a table cover. Kermanshah rugs with substantial pile are rare. They were always thin, so after 120+ years or more of use, naturally they wear. This one did not! These are classic Victorian Era carpets.
Free Delivery & Guaranteed Returns
Our free delivery zone includes all of the Lakeside from El Chante to Vista del Lago and all the metro Guadalajara area. Guaranteed returns within 7 days of your purchase.
Delivery/Returns-Entregas y Devoluciones
Free delivery around the Lake Chapala area for combined purchases of $4000 pesos or more. We accept returns up to 7 days after the sale unless the items are sale priced, sorry, no returns on sale items. We previously delivered to Guadalajara for free but we no longer offer that service.
Entrega gratis en toda la zona del Lago de Chapala por compras mayor de $4000 pesos. Aceptamos devoluciones hasta 7 días después de la venta a menos que los artículos tengan un precio de oferta, lo sentimos, no aceptamos devoluciones de artículos en oferta. Anteriormente hacíamos envíos gratis a Guadalajara pero ya no ofrecemos ese servicio.