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Persian ‘Sultanabad’ Rug -Cream and Red

Available in many other colours and sizes, including small to oversize rectangular, runners and round

Persian Sultanabad wool hand-knotted rugs are made in the far NW of Iran in the Kurdish weaving areas famous for the antique Mahal and Ziegler rugs. These modern reproductions are excellent copies of those rugs, with soft hand spun wool, a comfortable loose weave, oversize motifs and muted but wonderful colours. Sultanabad rugs are still one of the most popular and easy to furnish with new rugs on the market and are available in various sizes, but they look best when large and oversize. The large floral motifs with palmettes and connecting tendrils are charmingly elegant and offer a much simpler non-Persian appearance – which is why the originals, designed by the Anglo-Swiss Manchester-based firm of Ziegler & Co., proved so popular in the West.

Please note handmade wool Persian Sultanabad rugs are completely different in look, feel and quality to the new Ziegler/Chobi/Garous made in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India! Because the wool is soft, and the weave quite loose, Persian hand knotted Sultanabad rugs are comfortable and warm underfoot when used with a suitable underlay. They should not be used in very heavily trafficked areas, but the upside is the wool cleans very well and they are easy to restore.

Available in larger sizes between 9’x6’/2.74×1.82 and 20’x14’/6.09×4.27

This Persian hand-knotted wool Persian Sultanabad has an unusual all over lattice design in soft brown with the border a slightly deeper tone. The secondary colours of pinks, grey and green give the motifs definition and add more colours to complement other furnishings.

From £400m2

Type: Handmade
Origin: Iran
Materials: Wool on a Cotton Base
One-Off: Yes
Available in Showroom: NW London
Inspiration: View Rug Inspiration

Please use your rug with a suitable underlay which will protect the back of the knots and allow dirt to fall through the rug. Vacuum sparingly, once a week is sufficient, and do so on a low power and without the rotating brush, as this strips the pile. Clean professionally at least once every five years. Turn your rug every year if possible to even out footfall patterns and sun fading. Never leave your rug undisturbed under furniture in the dark. Keep a moth trap in the room if possible.