Persian Jozan AL4117 100 x 65 cm


100 x 65 cm

Persian Jozan ‘vase’ rug (or arguable tree of life desig) with raised flowers motifs. It is a highly special weaving technique to create raised patterns as opposed to traditional flat carpet. Considerable skill is also required for shaving of the rug.

This rug is simply gorgeous. It deserves to be hang on the wall and admired as art work. It is roughly 25-30 years old, in its former life has been used as a cushion hence its condition is absolutely perfect, tree of life / vase design.

Tree of life design is on of the oldest and most universal of all religious or mythological symbols that is usually seen as representing the link between the world of people and the worlds above and below.

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This Jozan village lies halfway between the Arak and Hamadan weaving districts in Iran. Its rugs are traded in Hamadan even though they bear a closer resemblance to the Sarouk rugs that come from Arak. In fact, the word ‘Jozan’ is sometimes used as a prefix to describe some Sarouks. One way to tell the difference it that Jozans are woven on cotton warps using plain coloured wefts, while Sarouks are woven with blue wefts.
Jozan carpets are thick and heavy, they are woven with the best quality wool, and the pile is of medium height. Rich primary colours predominate, and the most common design is a medallion with either a Shah Abbas or Herati pattern in the field. Sizes range from 3x2ft mats to 14×10 ft carpets. Jozans are very expensive, but they are also very well made – and they have proven to be sound investments. You will rarely find a poor piece from this area.

All our rugs at Oriental Rug Gallery are hand weaved carpets by professional rug artisans, village weavers and nomadic tribes in Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa regions. Our rugs range from designer artist labels to rugs lovingly created by women at home. Oriental Rug Gallery specialises in Persian rugs, but we also have a selection of other authentic rugs from other regions in the world. Give us a call on 07768616666 to find out more about this rug.

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