One must not undervalue the artistry and craftsmanship of city rugs weavers who have indulged us certainly over the past three centuries. From Persia to Turkey and some parts of Europe City rugs have always played huge parts in households decors.
Looking for an extraordinary silk handmade rug then you do not need to look further! This privately sourced signed hunting scene Persian Silk rug is an ideal home decor. Made in city of Qum and measuring 150 x 100cm (4'9"x3'3"), it has an exquisite hunting scene design with miniature horsemen riding and hunting. http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/persian-silk-rug-375-91-159.php
During the 20th century, period of prosperity and peace under ex-Persian Monarch, many antique handmade rugs made were the weavers reflected their weaves with the positive events taken placed across the country. Among these wonderful pieces comes this decorative antique handmade wool Persian Kashan rug with its marvellous pictorial scenes. http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/decorative-antique-handmade-wool-persian-kashan-rug-473-91-991.php
In modern silk oriental and Persian rugs, which still maintain the high standard of craftsmanship like their predecessors, names of Qum and Kashan cities come to mind. It seems the quality of silk foundation and beauty of the colours used is undiminished. For this very reason that pieces like this magnificent and very fine signed handmade Persian silk Kashan rug are very much sought after. http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/handmade-persian-silk-kashan-rug-404-91-796.php
I am very fond of this extremely fine handmade wool and silk Persian Isfahan rug. Not least, I am indeed from the same city with its beautiful historical places and Islamic architectures, or perhaps because, it defines the splendour and marvellous design and colours which it offers. http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/silk-persian-isfahan-rug-532-91-1339.php
Not often possible to compare a handmade silk carpet to a beautiful painting. But sometimes you come a cross a pictorial rug like this extremely fine handmade silk Qum, which makes you think twice! http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/handmade-silk-carpet-531-91-1336.php
An antique Silk and metal thread Kumpkapi Turkish prayer rug, made the early 20th century. http://www.imperialrugs.co.uk/vintage-handmade-carpets/antique-silk-kumpkapi-turkish-prayer-rug-417-91-843.php