Kashan hunting design carpet, made in Kashmir

in Kashmir, Asia, c 1940.
Interestingly, this rug is an excellent Kashmiri copy of the well-known Kashan hunting carpets of Persia (now Iran) and also calls to mind the Viennese hunting carpets of the 1500s. Kashan was the centre of Persian silk weaving in the 1500s and the …
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