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About The Persian Knot

Welcome to The Persian Knot. Our curated collection of authentic fine handwoven rugs by artisan weavers from around the world was created in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Each item in the collection was carefully selected for its authenticity, quality of wool and organic dyes, artistry in design, and fine weaving workmanship that can be enjoyed and cherished for generations. We are dedicated to preserving artisan handwoven rugs by assisting our clients to maintain the fine pieces that they have acquired from us. The rugs in our collection were produced over a ...Read More

The Persian Knot

Established in 19901stDibs seller since 2023

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Vintage Oversized Persian "Painted Sarouk" in Bright Red, Navy, French Blue
Located in Barrington, IL
Vintage Oversized Persian “Painted Sarouk” in an all-over pattern consisting of large flower bouquets set on a bright red background with a navy blue border also filled with flower...
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Early 20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Oversized Persian Sarouk in Dark Red, Navy, Yellow, Pink, Green, Blue
Located in Barrington, IL
Vintage oversized Persian Sarouk has an all-over pattern consisting of large flower bouquets in red with a dark blue border also filled with flower bouquets. The Sarouk rugs have t...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

19th Century Oversize Persian Farahan in Allover Floral Pattern in Navy, Red
Located in Barrington, IL
The oversized (mansion sized) Farhan Sarouk is designed in the tradition of 16th and 17th centuries Persian Kerman "Vase" or the "Vine-Scroll and Palmette" Rugs. It has an "allover"...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

19th Century Oversize Persian Farahan in Allover Herati Pattern in Navy, Brick
Located in Barrington, IL
A wonderful 19th century Persian Farahan in an all-over Herati pattern in an oversized or “mansion size” in navy blue, green, blue, pale yellow. This extremely finely hand woven Farahan rug from Western Persia has a “Herati” all-over pattern set in a navy blue color field with designs in brick red, ivory. The colors on the border include blue, green, yellow, pink, red, and cream. It is extremely rare to find such a rug in this size in a Farahan rug from the mid-1800s. Although the rug has a very short pile and is worn in some areas, the beauty of the design and fine colors are clearly visible. Dimensions: 13’ 6“’ x 17’ 6” Date of Manufacture: 3rd Quarter of the 1800s Place of Origin: Persia Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation with natural vegetable dyes Condition: Wear consistent with age and use Oversized Farahan Rugs, Mansion Size Rugs...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Mid 19th Century Paisley Shawl in Red, Ivory, Black, Green. Orange
Located in Barrington, IL
Mid 19th Century shawl in red, ivory, black, and green was woven in Paisley, Scotland sometimes also referred to as “Piano” Shawls. The Kashmiri shawls became an extremely fashionable item of clothing when Queen Victoria started wearing them. Most of the antique shawls known today are the “Paisley” shawls from the 1800s that used the concept and design of this original piece and were machine woven in the town of Paisley Scotland. They are very beautiful, valuable, and collectible. Dimensions: 5’ 4” x 10’ 9″ Date of Manufacture: 3rd Quarter of the 1800s Place of Origin: Paisley, Scotland Material: Wool Condition: Several small holes throughout Antique Paisley Shawl...
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Antique Late 19th Century Scottish Pillows and Throws

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Wool

19th Century Oversized Persian Kashan in Allover Pattern in Burgundy, Navy, Red
Located in Barrington, IL
This oversized (mansion sized) Manchester Kashan is truly a masterpiece in design and color and in very good condition for a rug over one hundred years old. The rug is worn but the ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Oversized Mahal-Sultanabad in Green, Turquoise, Ivory, Pink, Navy
Located in Barrington, IL
Beautiful oversized antique Mahal Sultanabad handwoven carpet from the early 1900s. The rug has the feel and look of the bygone times when the weaving art was much appreciated. It ...
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Early 20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage French Savonnerie in Floral Pattern in Chocolate Brown, Ivory, Red, Blue
Located in Barrington, IL
Vintage French Savonnerie hand-knotted area rug circa the early 1900s. The Savonnerie rug has a classic floral pattern set on a rich chocolate brown background with wonderful design colors in red, pink, blue, and ivory. This rug (SKU 1737) and the rug with SKU 1736 share the design and color scheme and can be "paired up" which is rare and very desirable. Dimensions: 3’ 2” x 7’ 2” Date of Manufacture: 4th Quarter of the 1800s Place of Origin: France Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation Condition: Wear consistent with age and use Antique Aubusson Carpets, Vintage French Savonnerie Rugs, Vintage Savonnerie Carpets, Aubusson Tapestry Carpets, French Tapestry Rugs, Antique Rug Rugs...
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Early 20th Century French Western European Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage French Savonnerie in Floral Pattern in Chocolate Brown, Ivory, Red, Blue
Located in Barrington, IL
Vintage French Savonnerie hand-knotted area rug circa the early 1900s. The Savonnerie rug has a classic floral pattern set on a rich chocolate brown background with wonderful design colors in red, pink, blue, and ivory. This rug (SKU 1736) and the rug with SKU 1737 share the design and color scheme and can be "paired up" which is rare and very desirable. Dimensions: 4’ 1” x 7’ 3” Date of Manufacture: 1st Quarter of the 1900s Place of Origin: France Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation Condition: Wear consistent with age and use Antique Aubusson Carpets, French Savonnerie Rugs, Savonnerie Carpets, Aubusson Tapestries, Vintage Handwoven Tapestries, French Aubusson Tapestry, Aubusson Tapestry Carpets, French Tapestry Rugs, Antique Rug Rugs...
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Early 20th Century French Western European Rugs

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Vintage Armenian Karabagh in Floral Pattern in Red, Pink, Brown, Yellow, Green
Located in Barrington, IL
Vintage Karabagh area rug from the Armenian village weavers of the Caucasus mountains comes in a beautiful floral pattern in red, pin, green, yellow and blue . The use of the brilliant red color in the field and the “impression” of a flower vase with a bouquet of flowers is so-called “Gol Farang” which translates to "Foreign Flowers". The use of the black/brown color in the border makes this Karabagh a very unique and beautiful rug that would fit well into any modern design scheme. Dimensions: 4’ 3” x 7’ 1” Date of Manufacture: 2nd Quarter of the 1900s Place of Origin: Caucasus Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation Condition: Excellent Antique Caucasian Rugs, Antique Shirvan Rugs, Antique Kazak Rugs, Antique Karabagh Rugs, Antique Azari Rugs, Armenian Rugs, Caucasian Rugs, Antique Azerbaijan Rugs, Handwoven Rugs, Vintage Village Rugs, Reducing Carbon Footprint, Sustainability, Allover Design Rugs, Floral Design Rug, Karabagh Rug Floral, Vintage Karabagh Red, Geometric Rug Green...
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Mid-20th Century Armenian Caucasian Rugs

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Hand-Woven Folkloric Tapestry of a Horse Rider in Lavender, Blue, Red
Located in Barrington, IL
A beautiful vintage mid-century hand-woven tapestry of a rider in a folkloric dress performing acrobatics on a horseback while galloping. The tapestry is very much in the style and colors of Marc Chagall's paintings and murals. Looking at the tapestry's unique design and the use of colors brings the images of Marc Chagall's murals at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Dimensions: 40" x 86" Date of Manufacture: 3rd Quarter of the 1900s Place of Origin: Europe Material: Wool, cotton Condition: Excellent Vintage Handwoven Tapestries, French Aubusson Tapestry, European Embroidery, Persian Kerman Suzani, 18th Century Antique French Tapestry, Large Wall Tapestry, Handwoven Tapestry, Handmade Quilt, Modernist Tapestry, Mid Century Wall Tapestry, Antique Tapestry with Frame...
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Mid-20th Century Baltic Tapestries

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Wool, Cotton

Vintage Hand Woven Folkloric Tapestry in Crimson, Yellow, Lavender, Green
Located in Barrington, IL
The Folkloric design tapestry depicting four young school girls in traditional dresses in brilliant “fall colors” of crimson, yellow, orange, lavender make this truly a unique vintage art piece. Looking at the tapestry's unique design and the use of colors brings the images of Marc Chagall's murals at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. A wonderful mid century modern hand woven wall art. Dimensions: 38" x 70" Date of Manufacture: 3rd Quarter of the 1900s Place of Origin: Europe Material: Wool Condition: Excellent Vintage Handwoven Tapestries, French Aubusson Tapestry, Aubusson European Embroidery, Persian Kerman Suzani, Antique American Quilt, Antique American Coverlet, Antique Pennsylvania Coverlet, African Textile, African Tapestry, 18th Century Antique French Tapestry, Large Wall Tapestry, Handwoven Tapestry, Handmade Quilt, Modernist Tapestry, Mid Century Wall Tapestry, Handwoven Wall Art.
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Mid-20th Century Baltic Tapestries

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Wool, Cotton

More About The Persian Knot

Our curated collection of authentic fine handwoven rugs by artisan weavers from around the world was created in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Each item in the collection was carefully selected for its authenticity, quality of wool and organic dyes, artistry in design, and fine weaving workmanship that can be enjoyed and cherished for generations.