Modern Isfahan Rugs

Isfahan has achieved the highest achievement in Oriental Rugs of any city at any time in human history. The achievement between artistic excellence and technical acheivement is unparrelled. Designers such as Haghighi, Seirafian, Dardashti, and others have pushed the art form even further than was ever possble before.

modern isfahan rugs


Esfahan Rugs, early 20th century

7 ft. 10 in. x 5 ft. 2 in

A pair of Esfahan rugs, Central Persia, early 20th century.

Fine Isfahan Prayer Rug, circa 1925

7 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 11 in.

Fine Isfahan prayer rug, Central Persia. The rug features various floral palmettes, delicate floral and leafy vine together with a central small arabesque concentric medallion. Columns at each side support indigo arabesque mihrab, in broad indigo border of stylized floral cartouches and floral vine between ivory floral arabesque. Reciprocal and plain stripes. Good condition.

Isfahan Rug, circa 1900

222 x 142 cm

Isfahan Rug, Central Persia, circa 1900.

Isfahan Rug, late 20th century

243 x 157 cm

Sayyed Mohammed Sanaiye Isfahan Rug, circa 1960

Sayyed Mohammed Sanaiye, Central Persia, circa 1960

7 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 11 in.

This rug contains an ivory field densely filled with flowering shrubs and scrolling palmette vines. Animal heads with occasional perching birds surround a central sky-blue cusped lozenge medallion with a cartouche pendant. A mauve mihrab arch at one end is filled with delicate flowering in a tan scrolling border between ivory leaf and palmette vine. Floral meander stripes with a signature cartouche are featured at one end. The piece is in overall excellent condition.

Tehran or Isfahan Rug, circa 1910 – 1920

Iran, circa 1900 – 1910

180 x 150 cm

Decorated with concentric medallions and furnished with sweet peonies and foliage, with an alternating background of red and cream. The border is of polychrome rosettes and resides on a yellow background.

Isfahan Carpet

A very fine Isfahan carpet, Central Persia

10 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 11 in.

This rug contains an ivory field with meandering leafy vine issuing various polychrome palmettes and stylised floral sprays. A concentric brick-red medallion with pendants containing floral meander features an inner beige lattice frame with single bold palmettes in each corner. A broad brick-red border of entwining floral arabesques with palmettes lies between ivory and indigo stripes. The rug is in very good condition.

Isfahan Rug, first half 20th century

7 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. 2 in.

Isfahan Carpet, mid 20th century

14 ft. 5 in. x 10 ft.

Condition Note: silk highlights, silk warps