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Handmade Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug With Silk, 1980s, 1Q0031
Located in Bordeaux, FR
Handmade vintage Tabriz style rug with silk highlights. The rug is in original good condition from the end of 20th century. - Condition: original good, - circa 1980s, - Size...
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Vintage 1980s Indian Indian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Mahi Design Tabriz Rug with Traditional Style
Located in Dallas, TX
This hand-knotted wool vintage Mahi Design Persian Tabriz rug features a center medallion with an allover pattern surrounded by a classic border creating a well-balanced and timeless...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug 3' x 5'
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Persian silk Qum rug. Measures: 3' x 5'. Qum rugs are made in the Qum Province of Iran, circa 1960 south of Tehran. Although rug weaving in Qum was not a major industry until the pas...
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20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Silk Tabriz Rug, circa 1940
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Vintage Persian silk Tabriz, circa 1940. Finely woven in silk this delightful little rug will fit into so many different areas of a home. Size: 2' x 3'.  
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Early 20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Silk and Wool Nain Rug 7' x 11'2
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Finely woven in a combination of wool and silk to create a classically beautiful rug. Nain’s are the ne plus ultra of vintage Persian rugs. Ultra-fine. Ultra-velvety (from Kurk wool)...
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20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Fine Wool and Silk Nain Rug
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Finely woven in a combination of wool and silk to create a classically beautiful rug. Nain’s are the ne plus ultra of vintage Persian rugs. Ultra-fine. Ultra-velvety (from Kurk wool)...
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20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Qum Traditional Pink and Brown Silk Persian Rug
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted with naturally luminous high-quality silk originating from Persia between 1950-1960, this antique Qum Persian rug enjoys one of the most unique pink Persian rug backgrou...
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Vintage 1950s Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Qum Brown Beige and Red Silk Persian Rug
Located in Long Island City, NY
Originating from Persia between 1930-1950, this vintage Persian rug enjoys a unique Qum design with a series of intricate borders and column-based floral imagery complementary to its...
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Vintage 1930s Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Silk Persian Kashan Rug Carpet 6'9 x 9'10
Located in Secaucus, NJ
A vintage Persian silk Kashan, circa 1930. The soft ivory field filled with floral designs surrounded by a main border in reds and repeating the floral elements from the maim field. ...
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20th Century Persian Kashan Persian Rugs

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Silk, Cotton

Vintage Persian Qum Area Rug, Silk on Silk, Hand Knotted, circa 1970s
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Vintage Persian Qum Area rug, silk on silk, hand knotted, Circa 1970's Design : Center Medallion Qom rugs (or Qum, Ghom, Ghum) are made in the Qom Province of Iran, around 100 ...
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Vintage 1970s Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Nain Rug
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Persian Nain rug. Measures: 19'6" x 39'6" Palace size with Medallion in Ivory background with highlight of silk.
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Vintage 1970s Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
W 234 in. L 474 in.
Vintage Persian Qum Rug
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Persian Qum rug. Hand knotted with 100% wool silk detail. Rug size: 4' 8" X 7' 4" Custom size and color avaiable.
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Vintage 1970s Persian Islamic Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

  • Vintage Persian Qum Rug
  • Vintage Persian Qum Rug
  • Vintage Persian Qum Rug
  • Vintage Persian Qum Rug
W 56 in. L 88 in.
Vintage Persian Nain Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Persian Nain carpet from the mid-20th century with silk highlights.
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Mid-20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
  • Vintage Persian Nain Rug
W 33 in. L 42 in.
Vintage Fine Red Qum Persian Area Rug, Silk on Silk, circa 1970
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Vintage Fine Red Qum Persian Area Rug, silk on silk, hand knotted, circa 1970, rust red Design: Center Medalion Qom rugs (or Qum, Ghom, Ghum) are made in the Qom Province of Iran, ...
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Vintage 1970s Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Small Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 3 ft 4 in x 3 ft 4 in
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Small Scatter Size Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 4 in x 3 ft 4 in (1.02 m x 1.02 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Qum Silk Rug with Art Nouveau Rococo Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77505 Vintage Persian Qum Silk Rug with Art Nouveau Rococo Style . With ornate details and well-balanced symmetry combined with a dreamy color palette, this hand knotted vintage Pers...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Extremely Fine Vintage Persian Qum Rug, Silk on Silk Signed by Master Weaver
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Extremely fine vintage Persian Qum rug, silk on silk signed by Master Weaver, hand knotted, circa 1970s Design: Central Medalion This beautiful silk on silk signed by Master We...
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Vintage 1970s Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Distressed Vintage Persian Silk Tabriz Rug with Modern Industrial Style
Located in Dallas, TX
76953 Distressed Vintage Persian Silk Tabriz Rug with Modern Industrial Style. This charming vintage Persian silk Tabriz rug features a grand medallion with two cartouche finials in ...
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Early 20th Century Persian Industrial Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Qum Silk Rug with with French Rococo Style
Located in Dallas, TX
74586 Vintage Persian Qum Silk Rug with with French Rococo Style. This vintage Persian Qum silk rug with traditional style features a centre medallion and elaborate spandrels with an...
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Late 20th Century Persian Rococo Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Qum Silk Rug with Rococo Manor House Style
Located in Dallas, TX
74314, vintage Persian Qum silk rug with traditional style. This vintage Persian Qum silk rug with traditional style features a centre medallion and elaborate spandrels with an all-o...
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Late 20th Century Persian Queen Anne Persian Rugs

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Silk

Distressed Vintage Persian Silk Tabriz Rug with Modern Industrial Style
Located in Dallas, TX
This charming vintage Persian silk Tabriz rug features a grand medallion with two cartouche finials in a red field surrounded by complementary spandrels and equally compelling border...
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Early 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Silk and Wool Sino Persian Floral Medallion Area Rug Monumental
Located in Dayton, OH
Beautiful large 12' x 15.5' Sino-Persian floral medallion area rug. Features a field of black with tan boarders and florals with reds, burgundy / maroon, green / olive, pinks and tan...
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Late 20th Century Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Floral Vintage Persian Silk Qum Medallion Rug. 3 ft 7 in x 5 ft 7 in
Located in New York, NY
Stunning Floral Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 7 in x 5 ft 7 in (1.09 m x 1.7 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Hunting Scene Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug. 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 4 in
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Hunting Scene Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 4 in (1.3 m x 1.93 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Qum Silk Rug
Located in Chicago, IL
A beautiful vintage Persian Qum silk rug with an eight sided medallion with a floral pattern set amidst a field of myriad flowers, birds, and deer, all woven in brown, white, and cri...
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Vintage 1980s Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

  • Vintage Qum Silk Rug
  • Vintage Qum Silk Rug
  • Vintage Qum Silk Rug
  • Vintage Qum Silk Rug
W 39 in. L 64 in.
Vintage Persian Kashan Silk Rug with Old World Dutch Renaissance Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77371, Vintage Persian Kashan Silk Rug with Old World Dutch Renaissance Style 04'01 x 06'01. With its timeless elegance and regal charm, this hand knotted silk vintage Persian Kashan...
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Late 20th Century Persian Kashan Persian Rugs

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Silk

Beautiful Square Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug. 3 ft 1 in x 3 ft 3 in
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Square Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 1 in x 3 ft 3 in (0.94 m x 0.99 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Fine Floral Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug. 4 ft 4 in x 6 ft 6 in
Located in New York, NY
Fine Floral Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 4 in x 6 ft 6 in (1.32 m x 1.98 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Small Decorative Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 7 in
Located in New York, NY
Fine Decorative Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 7 in (1.3 m x 2.01 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Extremely Fine Vintage Persian Isfahan Rug, Hand Knotted, Flower Silk Foundation
Located in Chevy Chase, MD
Extremely fine vintage Persian Isfahan rug, hand knotted, Flower Silk Foundation, circa 1970s Design: All-over flower sfahan rugs are knotted on either silk or cotton foundations...
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Vintage 1970s Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. Size: 3 ft 3 in x 4 ft 10 in
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful and finely woven blue background color vintage Persian silk Qum rug, country of origin / rug type: Persian rug, date: circa vintage mid-20th century - Size: 3 ft 3 in x 4...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Fine Decorative Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 4 ft 4 in x 6 ft 6 in
Located in New York, NY
Fine Decorative Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 4 in x 6 ft 6 in (1.32 m x 1.98 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Oval Silk & Gold Threading Vintage Souf Persian Tabriz Rug. Size: 9' 7" x 13' 4"
Located in New York, NY
Elaborate and Intricate Oval Silk and Gold Threading Vintage Souf Tabriz Persian Rug, Knots Per Square Inch: 500, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late ...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Gold

Animal Motif Silk & Wool Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug. Size: 10' 4" x 15' 9"
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent Animal Motif Silk and Wool Large Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century. Size: 10 ft 4 in x 15 ft 9 i...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Orange Vintage Persian Qum Floral Silk Rug with French Rococo Style
Located in Dallas, TX
74689, Orange Vintage Persian Qum Floral Silk Rug with French Rococo Style. The Persian Qum silk rug with French Rococo style features a central floral medallion on a field of abrash...
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Late 20th Century Persian Rococo Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Silk Kashan Rug
Located in Secaucus, NJ
This finely handwoven silk Kashan, circa 1930 has truly remarkable detail and attains to the skill of the weavers in creating this glorious tug. It will bring delight either on the f...
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Early 20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

  • Vintage Silk Kashan Rug
  • Vintage Silk Kashan Rug
  • Vintage Silk Kashan Rug
  • Vintage Silk Kashan Rug
W 53 in. L 80 in.
Vase Design Small Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 1 ft 9 in x 2 ft 4 in
Located in New York, NY
Stunning Vase Design Small Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 1 ft 9 in x 2 ft 4 in (0.53 m x 0.7...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tribal Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Tabriz Beige, Brown and Silk Persian Rug with Unique Medallion Design
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted with a bold, luminous silk originating from Persia between 1920-1940, this vintage Tabriz Persian rug enjoys one of the most interestingly graphed drawings with a variet...
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Vintage 1920s Persian Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug with European Romance Style in Soft Colors
Located in Dallas, TX
72891 vintage Persian silk Qum Palace rug with Romantic French Provincial Rococo style? With ornate details and well-balanced symmetry combined with a dreamy color palette, this hand...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Rococo Persian Rugs

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Silk

Large Geometric Silk and Wool Vintage Isfahan Persian Rug. Size: 13' 3" x 16' 7"
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent large geometric silk and wool vintage Isfahan Persian rug, country of origin / rug type: vintage Persian rug, date: circa late 20th century. Size: 13 ft 3 in x 16 ft 7 in...
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Fine Floral Medallion Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 3 ft 3 in x 5 ft 7 in
Located in New York, NY
Fine Floral Medallion Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 3 in x 5 ft 7 in (0.99 m x 1.7 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Hunting Design Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 3 ft 3 in x 4 ft 10 in
Located in New York, NY
Breathtaking Hunting Design Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 3 in x 4 ft 10 in (0.99 m x 1.47 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vase Design Small Green Floral Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 2 ft x 3 ft
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Green Background Vase Design Small Floral Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 2 ft x 3 f...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Small Vintage Persian Silk and Wool Isfahan Rug. 4 ft 2 in x 6 ft 8 in
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Small Size Vintage Silk and Wool Persian Isfahan Rug. Country of Origin / Rug type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 2 in x 6 ft 8 in (1.27 m x 2.03 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Fine Silk Vintage Qum Persian Runner Rug. Size: 2 ft 7 in x 13 ft
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful and Very Fine Silk Vintage Qum Persian Rug Runner, Knots Per Square Inch: 500, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century. Size: 2 ft ...
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Blue Background Floral Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 3 ft 4 in x 5 ft 2 in
Located in New York, NY
Blue Background Floral Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 3 ft 4 in x 5 ft 2 in (1.02 m x 1.57 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Fine Silk and Gold Thread Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug. Size: 9' 11" x 13' 5"
Located in New York, NY
Breathtakingly beautiful and Very Fine Silk and Gold Thread Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug, Knots Per Square Inch: 625, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Lat...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Gold

Silk and Wool Fine Floral Vintage Khorassan Persian Rug. Size: 11' 3" x 16' 6"
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful silk and wool fine floral vintage Khorassan Persian rug, country of origin / rug type: vintage Persian rug, date: circa late 20th century. Size: 11 ft 3 in x 16 ft 6 in (3....
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Late 20th Century Persian Khorassan Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Finely Woven Silk & Wool Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug. Size: 11' 4" x 16' 10"
Located in New York, NY
Finely Woven Silk and Wool Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1980. Size: 11 ft 4 in x 16 ft 10 in (3.45 m x 5.13 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Beautiful Vintage Silk Kashmir Rug
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Nice little Pakistani Kashmir rug with a beautiful Persian design and nice colors, entirely hand knotted with silk and cotton velvet on cotton foundation.
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Late 20th Century Pakistani Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Large Floral Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. Size: 13 ft x 19 ft 9 in
Located in New York, NY
Breathtaking and exciting large floral vintage Persian silk Qum rug, country of origin / rug type: vintage Persian rug, circa late 20th century. Size: 13 ft x 19 ft 9 in (3.96 m x 6....
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

Large Silk and Wool Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug. Size: 13 ft x 20 ft
Located in New York, NY
Breathtaking large silk and wool vintage Tabriz Persian rug, country of origin or rug type: Vintage Persian rug, date: circa late 20th century. Size: 13 ft x 20 ft (3.96 m x 6.1 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Fine Floral Geometric Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug. 4 ft 5 in x 6 ft 10 in
Located in New York, NY
Fine Floral Geometric Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 5 in x 6 ft 10 in (1.35 m x 2.08 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Large Luxurious Vintage Persian Silk Heriz Rug. Size: 13 ft 1 in x 19 ft
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful large size luxurious vintage Persian silk Heriz rug, country of origin / rug type: Vintage Persian rug, date: circa late 20th century. Size: 13 ft 1 in x 19 ft (3.99 m x 5....
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Late 20th Century Persian Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs

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Silk

Silk and Wool Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug. Size: 11 ft 8 in x 17 ft
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent silk and wool vintage Tabriz Persian rug, country of origin / rug type: Vintage Persian rug, circa late 20th century. Size: 11 ft 8 in x 17 ft (3.56 m x 5.18 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Oversize Silk and Wool Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug. Size: 13 ft x 20 ft
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent oversize silk and wool vintage Persian Tabriz rug, country of origin / rug type: Vintage Persian rug, date circa late 20th century. Size: 13 ft x 20 ft (3.96 m x 6.1 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Round Silk Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug. Size: 16 ft 2 in x 16 ft 2 in
Located in New York, NY
Intricate and Beautiful Round Silk Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug, Knots Per Square Inch KPSI: 500, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century. Size...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Kerman Rug with Neoclassical Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77578, vintage Persian Kerman rug with Neoclassical style. With a timeless design and neoclassic style, this vintage Persian Kerman accent rug astounds with its beauty. The navy blue...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Kirman Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Qum Rug with Hunting Scene
Located in Dallas, TX
77512, vintage Persian Qum rug with hunting scene. This hand knotted wool vintage Persian Qum rug features a lively pictorial hunting scene against a beige backdrop. The sense of fli...
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Late 20th Century Persian Medieval Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Wool and Silk Nain 10'7 x 15'7
Located in Secaucus, NJ
Finely woven in a combination of wool and silk to create a classically beautiful rug. Nain’s are the ne plus ultra of vintage Persian rugs. Ultra-fine. Ultra-velvety (from Kurk wool)...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

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Vintage Rug Silk Persian For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the vintage rug silk Persian you’re looking for. Frequently made of fabric, silk and wool, every vintage rug silk Persian was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the vintage rug silk Persian you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each vintage rug silk Persian bearing Rococo, Art Deco or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular.

How Much is a Vintage Rug Silk Persian?

A vintage rug silk Persian can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $10,300, while the lowest priced sells for $760 and the highest can go for as much as $229,000.

Finding the Right Persian Rugs for You

Make a bold statement in a living room or bedroom by incorporating vintage Persian rugs in your home decor.

The fascination with Persian rugs dates at least as far back as the 4th century B.C., when historian Xenophon referred to the “soft rugs on which the Persians sit.” For centuries, Iran (modern-day Persia) has been known for the craftsmanship, intricate patterns and artistry of its carpets, which have found their way into households and museums around the world.

Although they have many imitators, real Persian rugs are made only in Iran and are easily recognized by their vibrant colors and elegant patterns.

Traditional, or antique, Persian rugs are what most people identify as “authentic.” Hand-made, they are very durable and, if properly cared for, can be passed down from generation to generation. Modern Persians, on the other hand, are often machine-made. Although this production process is much faster and cheaper, the resulting rugs typically do not have the same quality or lifespan as handwoven ones, so traditional options are considered better investments.

To distinguish between the two, look for imperfections. Because traditional Persian rugs are handwoven, you will likely see small flaws on the front and back. With a machine-made imitation, on the other hand, you will probably not find stitching glitches, and the back will have a mesh or plastic covering.

Antique rugs are handmade from the finest materials, including wool, silk or cotton — never synthetic fibers. The fibers used in antique rugs are colored using natural dyes derived from insects and plants and woven into bold designs that reflect Iran’s culture and history. Since Persian tribes traditionally raised and herded sheep, wool was the most common material. The fiber has many advantages: It is fire-resistant and dries much more quickly than cotton. Also, because of its natural elasticity, it is more durable than cotton or silk. Regarded as works of art, Persian rugs can take months or years to complete.

When shopping for vintage Persian rugs, you'll want to consider color, size and more — for a history of these rugs and tips on how to style yours, visit our guide to these woven creations today.

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