Tribal Beautiful Antique Afghan Beshir Ersari Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: 1880 – he antique Afghan Beshir rugs are recognizable for their vibrant colors and geometric shapes. This beautiful antique Oriental rug dates from around the end of the 19th century and is an essential piece from an important Afghan tribe. This beautiful antique Central Asian rug is an Ersari rug that are known for their use of a simple but bold color palettes and captivating more basic tribal patterns that have been in high demand since the days of the Silk Road.
The tribe spends much of its time living in tents and create the now iconic antique rugs. These captivating rugs from Afghanistan are known for their captivating tribal designs and durable rugs. The artistic floral design elements of this beautiful and primitive carpet reflect their cultural heritage and the individual taste of the artist who had woven this beautiful tribal design rug. This primitive rug uses an all over pattern consisting of ancient tribal rug symbols with a fascinating focus on alternating colors and patterns.
The attention to detail can be felt through the floral designs. As one spends time taking in the beautify if the elements, you will begin to see just how much thought went into creating the over all design. Foe example, the vertical lines of floral elements all have six petals. But when you look closely you will notice that they alternate – having double petals on the top then alternating to have the double appear on the side. This symmetry is further accentuated though the use of alternating colors – the first line of flowers in the field is red, then flanked by blue flowers and so forth in a beautiful alternating repetition that adds to the overall artistic impact of this piece.
Needless to say area rugs as beautiful and captivating such as this are extremely rare. Another aspect that makes it even more unique is the fact that this Beshir rug is a larger room size rug while most others are either small or gallery sizes. If you like tribal designs and are looking to buy rugs that are extremally artistic, rare and unique then this antique Afghan Beshir Ersari rug should top your list.