Antique Kashan – Motachem

Antique Persian Kashan Carpet

 Motachem,  Kashan- Iran   19th Century   1.90 x 1.35m

Motachem was a highly regarded designer of Kashan at the end of the last century. According to Persian Carpet specialists, all the fine Kashan carpets from that period are Motachem rugs.

In this beautiful rug the choice of motifs and colouring give the decoration a pleasing balance. The central motif is a large flower in full bloom surrounded by many other attractive blossoms. The border contains 32 flowers, which are in total harmony with the entire design of the rug.