Heris 6'6 X 9'8

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$2,750.00  $1,990.00

Semi-antique Persian Heris in an intricate geometric design and in perfect condition, all natural dyes, will handle traffic for another 100 years.
Rug Number 22538
Type Persian
Style Heris
Size (ft) 6'6 X 9'8
Size (cm) 198 X 295
Foundation Cotton
Pile Wool
Workmanship Hand Knotted
Age 60-70
KPSI 144
Condition Excellent
Pattern Geometric
Category Large Rugs

Heris rugs are woven in the villages of the slopes of mount Sabalan of Azerbaijan province. Other rug producers of the region include Ahar, Sarab, Gorevan, Mehravan, Bakhshaish, Karaja, and Sharabian, just to name a few. It is safe to say that these rugs have always been under great influence of Western markets and made accordingly. Medium and large rugs, as well as runners in all measurements, are common in this area. Except for antique pieces, rugs of Heris group have cotton foundation of heavy material with two shots of weft inserted above each row of knots. Only Karaja rugs have a single weft. The region is sitting on a major deposit of copper which affects the quality of the water drunk by the sheep, thereby resulting in highest possible quality of the wool. In most cases, hand-spun and naturally-dyed wool is used; the pattern is highly geometric, with almost always a center medallion. Colors are incredibly rich using reds, royal blues, ivory, soft greens and roses, and occasionally lighter blues. Old pieces of this area are inarguably collector items. They are very desirable in Western markets, very decorative, with an average knot density of around 120-130 KPSI.

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