Antique Persian Farahan Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: 1900 – Here is a truly wonderful antique rug – a Farahan piece made in Persia some time around the turn of the twentieth century. This rug represents something genuinely special, and is a testament to the artisans who produced it. A beautiful piece, this rug possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors and experts, and would bring beauty and sophistication to any home. Surrounded by multiple borders, this elegant Persian carpet features an elaborate Mina Khani-style pattern with red rosettes complemented by dramatic palmettes woven in a brilliant shade of sky blue. The main border is decorated with an intertwining turtle and vine scroll pattern, which also includes elegant Herati leaves that bracket the decorative rosettes. Simply put, this rug is a remarkable piece of work. A classic and stunning design and composition combine to make this rug something more than a decorative piece: they combine to make it a veritable work of art.