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Antique Bidjar Persian Rug #45122

Size: 4 ft x 7 ft 4 in (1.22 m x 2.24 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

A colorful latticework trellis featuring strong floral elements decorates the field of this antique rug from Bidjar woven in the last quarter of the 19th century.

Antique Bidjar, Persia, Last Quarter of the 19th Century – Bold floral motifs and large-scale patterns with well-defined details characterize Bidjar‘s signature style while symbolic combs represent the remnants of earlier superstitions. This outstanding antique carpet from Bidjar features a charming latticework pattern set against a warm brick red background. Ancient bereket symbols decorate the field adding symbolic meaning to the ornate floral pattern, which features accents in vibrant blue, jewel-tone green and powder pink. Flower and leaf borders decorated with a reciprocating pattern of angular vinescrolls frame the boldly colored field along with ivory guardbands decorated with an archetypal vinescroll pattern. This unique carpet features a tremendous combination of vibrant colors coupled with ancient symbols that represent the best features of weaving traditions in the last quarter of the 19th century.

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