|Older/Antique Kashan Rug,
Persia, late 19th or
20th century. 6 foot 6 inch by 4 foot 6 inch.
Symmetrical knot. 11.5 knots per horizontal inch
and 13 knots per vertical inch. 150 per square
inch (2317 per square decimeter)
Yarn Spin: Z.
Warp: Cotton, white.
Weft: Cotton 2 shots. blue.
Pile: 2 Wool singles.
Ends: warp fringe.
Selvages: 2 cotton overcast with red wool.
Further Notes: Meaty handle, old repairs and
reweaves. This piece is less than pristine but
very suitable for floor use.