Veramin Rugs

Guide to Veramin Rugs & Carpets

Veramin is an important center of weaving in Iran. A tribal center for centuries or longer Veramin somehow escaped the heavy foreign influences that affected other areas. To my eye the rugs seem a little purer that Persian Carpets designed by European or American. Add to this the great color and splendid wool used in Veramin and you have excellent rugs.

Veramin Tribal Rugs and Weaving
Perhaps the most striking thing about Veramin tribal rugs is the brilliant color. Of all Persian tribal pieces Veramin stand out for exceptional brilliance and saturation,

New Production in Veramin
Sobhe Trading Company is the leader in Veramin carpet production. They have been very successful coming back into the US Market with Natural Dyes, US sizes, and excellent quality.

Examples:

Veramin workshop carpet late 19th c.

Veramin workshop carpet late 19th c.

Nicely resolved but not perfectly resolved corners.



North Persia, Veramin Region, ca. 1900



An exquisite workshop carpet. Very rare yellow ground color. Minor fold wear at upper end, otherwise in very good condition. Sides overcast.



Veramin Carpet, North West Persia about 1940





Veramin Carpet, North West Persia second half 20th century





Kurdish Runner, Veramin area North West Persia about 1900



Overall wear, small slightly damaged areas.



Shah Abbas Pattern




Woven in a small central Persian village still using ancient techniques of hand-spinning and hand-dyeing with vegetal roots, berries, leaves and all things natural.



Sobhe Veramin Rug





Veramin Kilim, North Persia, around 1900



Original all around with minor reweaves.



Veramin Kilim, Northern Persia, around 1900



In good condition with some traces of age and wear.



Veramin Runner, North Persia, Veramin Region, around 1900



Runner, woven by the Lurs of Veramin which is evident by the style of drawing, the borders, and the brownish colors. In good condition with minimal losses to ends.



Persian Varamin Area Shahsevan Kilim

Size: 5'11" x 5'4" or 180 x 162 cm

Region: West Asia > Persia > Central Persia > Varamin

Type: Rugs and Carpets > Kilims, Flatweaves and Mixed Technique weavings > Kilim

Date/Period: 19th century: late

Materials: Wool

Structure: Slit tapestry, dovetailed tapestry, reciprocal-weft weave.

Condition:Complete and very good.

Full Description: This sturdily woven kilim of unusual dimensions was meant to cover a low squarish table (korsi) under which a charcoal brazier was placed and around which people sat in winter to keep warm, the table being covered by a textile (ru-korsi) of some sort and quilts to go over the body. The design, vivid colors and weave of this kilim indicate that it comes from a Shahsavan group that lived in the Varamin area to the southeast of Tehran in the late 19th century. It is rare and collectible and also by virtue of its sturdy construction, very floor worthy.





Gold Field Floral Lattice Marasali Prayer Rug



Marasali rugs are attributed to a village south of Shemaka in the Shirvan region of the Caucasus.



A Shahsavan Mafrash

Origin: North Persia, Veramin Region, late 19th century

Size: approx. 48 x 99 cm

Notes on Condition: Literature References. A stain at lower left end; in good condition with the original side finishes.



Luri Long Rug

Origin: North Persia, Veramin Region, 2nd half 19th century

Size: approx. 241 x 114 cm

Notes on Condition: Literature References. Sides overcast, pile evenly reduced.



A Veramin Band

Origin: North Persia, Veramin Region, 19th century

Size: approx. 179 x 6.5 cm

Notes on Condition: Literature References. An extremely rare collector’s item in very good condition.



Veramin Luri Ru Khorssi

Origin: North Persia, Veramin Region, early 20th c.

Size: ca. 107 x 100cm

Notes: In good condition.


Persian Varamin Area Shahsevan Ru-korsi
Persian Varamin Area Shahsevan Ru-korsi

Persian Varamin Area Shahsevan kilim (ru-korsi)

  • Size:180 x 162 cm

  • Region: West Asia > Persia > Central Persia > Varamin
    Type: Rugs and Carpets > Kilims, Flatweaves and Mixed Technique weavings > Kilim
    Date/Period: 19th century : late

  • Materials; Wool

  • Structure:Slit tapestry, dovetailed tapestry, reciprocal-weft weave.

  • Condition:Complete and very good.

  • Full Description
    This sturdily woven kilim of unusual dimensions was meant to cover a low squarish table (korsi) under which a charcoal brazier was placed and around which people sat in winter to keep warm, the table being covered by a textile (ru-korsi) of some sort and quilts to go over the body. The design, vivid colors and weave of this kilim indicate that it comes from a Shahsavan group that lived in the Varamin area to the southeast of Tehran in the late 19th century. It is rare and collectible and also by virtue of its sturdy construction, very floor worthy. SIZE: 5'11 x 5'4"