Beautiful Antique Silk Prayer Design Kashan Persian Rug 49251, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – A bright wash draws attention in this antique silk rug, creating a variety of stunning purple hues. White line work of in this antique Persian Kashan rug defines a symmetrical pattern of leaves and flowers, each petal and frond detailed, natural curves giving the Persian rug a calming Prayer design. The light foreground of this prayer design rug offers some contrast against a darker background, which is revealed in the upper corners like an evening sky behind a gracefully scalloped building. Night-blooming flowers unfurl in this space, vivid and heavy as if carrying some heady perfume. Indigo and plum tones create an ornate border, thronging with rounded blossoms and swaying leaves.