Antique Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1880’s – Here is a truly wonderful antique rug – a Kerman piece made in Persia some time during the 1880’s. This rug represents something genuinely special, and is a testament to the artisans who produced it. A beautiful Persian rug, this rug possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors and experts, and would bring beauty and sophistication to any home. A flower-filled octofoil medallion based around a Kerman-style star provides a strong anchor for a series of radiating patterns and petals that emerge from the central design. Recurving spandrels with sweeping curves and dramatic arches frame the field and supplement the wide guard bands and detailed borders that complete this exceptional carpet. Simply put, this rug is a remarkable piece of work. A classic and gorgeous design and composition combine to make this rug something more than a decorative piece: they combine to make it a veritable work of art.