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Kashmar Persian rugs are woven in Kashmar city in Khorasan province in Iran.
The city Kashmar is one of the carpet weaving centers in Khorasan province. Its previous name was Trieste. It is located 926 kilometers from Tehran city and 230 kilometers south of Mashhad city.
Kashmar has a moderate weather. Because it is located in the mountainous regions.
It is bounded on the north by Neyshabur and Sabzevar city, on the east by Torbat Heydariyeh city, on the south by Gonabad town, and on the west by Bardsak town.
According to Mr. Hamdollah Mostofi, a well known historian , Kashmar in the eighth century was a part of Khorasan and Qahestan region.
Certainly, The good climate caused livestock farming and its proximity to raw material sales centers, such as wool, cotton and yarn, have enabled the carpet weaving industry to flourish in this area.
Weaving rugs in Kashmar have a long history, but the carpet weaving started in a new way in 1260 to 1280 AH. During these years, a man named Mohammad Kermani settled in the city as a carpet weaver and flourished the carpet weaving. Carpet weaving in this area began in the aforementioned years from the village of Fartagh, which was probably his birthplace and residence. Mr. Kermani began carpet weaving and renamed the carpet of this region under the name of Kashmar and revived the industry there. Between the years 1340 to 1350 can be considered the time of change in the carpet weaving of this city and this change is mostly due to the services of local masters in this area. The number of KPSI in carpets increased to 210 during this period and the designs became more complete.
The motif of the Frames is one of the innovations of the designers of Kashmar.
Some features of Kashmar Persian rugs
Design and motif:
As you may know, Kashmar carpet design is a kind of and complemented designs of Mashhad, Kashan, and sometimes Nain designs. These designs include Frame, Pictural and Medallion.
Coloring and Dyeing:
Color in Kashmar carpet is usually beige, navy blue, red, dark blue, and blue.
Active dyeing workshops in the city supply raw materials for carpet industry and play an important role in dyeing wool and yarn.
Texture and Raw Materials:
The knot of carpets in this city are asymmetric and sometimes symmetrical. Most of looms are made of wood.
Nowadays in Kashmar and its villages the carpet weaving has become ubiquitous and professional.
Finally , It is noted that in Kashmar, like Kashan rugs, they use wool in weaving of carpets.
This is one of the privileges of these rugs.
We have a wide variety of these rugs in our online shop.