In the 16th century Isfahan became the manufacturing center for Persian rugs and also the Capital city of the Persian Empire. After the fall of the empire, Isfahan has remained the center of production for Persian rugs. Additionally, Isfahan is known as the “City of Art” and the cosmopolitan city features the most beautiful Islamic architecture. This beautiful Isfahan Persian rug was based on the most well known aspect of the city. Indeed, the circular central medallion design is well noted because it is based on the Shah Luft Allah Mosque.
Additional features of this colorful Isfahan Persian rug include vibrant reds, ivory background, bright pinks and also refreshing indigo. The central medallion is surrounded with floral vines and it is well highlighted with a 60% silk, 40% wool ratio. The rug is extremely fine with a 1000 kpsi and the signature of the weaver is featured at the base of the rug.