Kashan Rugs

 Kashan rugs come from the land of The Three Wise Men?  Archeological and written accounts point to Kashan as the home of The 3 Wise Men of Biblical fame who followed the star to Bethlehem. Whatever the truth Kashan has over the ages been the centre of art,commerce and learning.Being an Oasis town on the old caravan routes accross the Dasht-et-Kavir desert and in the province of Isfahan, itself  famous for its carpet and rug weaving it is no suprise that it became a  rug weaving town also, with acess so easy to world wide markets it quickly became justly famous.Kashan rug are so typical of Persian carpets per. se. with paterns of medalions,niches,trees and figural motifs together with floral themes . Using rich vibrant colours of red,pink,purple hues and also blue they impart the feeling of flowers and gardens lush with running water which being on the edge of a desert is a subject of art and poetry from these areas.

 

 

 

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