Lot 58: Keshan
October 24, 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 19th century Iran, Keshan, US Re-Import, silk on silk. This carpet was specially manufactured in the 19th and 20th centuries for the American market. Very large formats were often produced, but some smaller rugs can be also found in the collection. The carpets are mostly made of cork wool and display ordinary colours, such as pink, blue and yellowish tones. In the 1970s these carpets got reimported to Europe from America. Their pile is silky-smooth and their pattern is exclusively flower-themed. They are all kept in a good state. 47,2 x 25,6 inch condition 1, without defects, very good, age-related condition or new.