Polonaise carpets

Despite the name Polonaise carpets were made in Isfahan or Kashan in the late 16th and 17th centuries on the order of Polish nobilities and aristocrats.

“Polonaise” carpet, Central Persia, Isfahan/Kashan first quarter 17th century (Vienna’s famous carpet collection at MAK)
A ‘Polonaise’ silk and metal-thread rug, Isphahan or Kashan, Central Persia, approximately 6ft. 10in. by 4ft. 5in. (2.08 by 1.35m.), 17th century. (Sothebys 1 Ocober 2015)
Polonaise rug, Persia 17th century, 210 x 137 cm. (Austria Auction Company 28 November 2015)
A Silk “Polonaise” rug, Isphahan or Kashan, Central Persia, 17th century. Size
approximately 6ft. 9in. by 4ft. 9in. (2.06 by 1.45m.) (Sothebys 27 March 2013)
Polonaise carpet, medallion design with Shah Abbasi flowers, silk and cotton & silver thread, Isfahan, 17th century, 180 x 410 cm, 55 knot per 6.5 cm. (Polonaise carpet exhibition at Iran Carpet Museum)
Polonaise carpet, arabesque design, silk and cotton & silver thread, 17th century, Isfahan, 140 x 205 cm, asymmetrical knot, 55 knot per 6.5 cm. (Polonaise carpet exhibition at Iran Carpet Museum)

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