The 12 Days of Christmas (Oriental Rugs Edition)
Kashmar city, Khorasan Province.
The 12 Days of Christmas, Oriental Rugs Edition is all about introducing you to authentic Oriental rugs, and where they come from. We’re touring our favorite places in the world, and we’ll visit a new city each day. By the end of the 12 Days of Christmas, you’ll be the smartest cookie at the holiday party, talkin’ all about fine vintage rugs. Let’s go!
Torshiz Aka Kashmar City
Forward we have arrived, Kashmar City! Capital of the Kashmar county in Razavi Khorasan Province. This beautiful place used to be known by the name Torshiz city until two centuries ago and nowadays it is internationally recognized for importing the best quality of Kashmar Persian Rugs.
Kashmar rugs are praised by their traditional vibrant colors, they mostly go with navy or red background, the center holds a breathtaking medallion with accent colors such as ivory, cream, rusty and gold. Kashmar Persian rugs are not only sought out because of their incredible detailed patterns, it is also because this style displays the most unique and magnificent hunting scenes whereas the drawings are carefully worked.
Intricate Historical Scenes
Compared to many other Persian rugs, Kashmar distinguishes from the others because of their intricate landscape scenes. Artisans work for months to complete this masterpiece. Imagine the everlasting Imperial scenes from the great ages laying in your living room! Sharing such an interesting culture with friends and family will definitely boost your dinner parties.
So next time, you’re talkin’ fine vintage semi-antique Pictorial rugs,
Look for a rug from the city of Kashmar, rich in history and overflowing with tradition!