8'6" x 11'10" Wonderful Antique Mohajeran Sarouk, c-1910's in excellent condition, the wool is Manchester wool. 8'6" x 11'10" Antique Persian Mohajeran Sarouk, circa 1910, the rug has very high density of knotting and it is made of fine manchester wool. The floral design of the rug has a pleasant appeal because the field is field is very open. The combination of colors are very appealing. Sarouk, a small village and its neighboring villages in northwestern Iran are the source of large numbers rugs imported into the United States. The Sarouk carpet production came into existence around 1880 specifically for the European and North American markets. Before the 1920s the Sarouk design was similar to that of the rug weaving centers of Ferahan and Tabriz. Most Sarouk rugs followed a very distinctive design and it depended on floral sprays and bouquets. Mohajeran refers to another village where rugs are produced. The term Mahajaran Sarouk identifies a rug that was woven after the period of Ferahan Sarouk and before the period of "American" Sarouks and they are of higher quality then the rugs that were made after the 1910s.
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