A Rare And Collectible Paisley Design Antique Persian Kerman Rug by Master Weaver Kermani , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rugs, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – This rare and elegant piece is the work of a Master weaver Ghasem Kermani. His name is one of t the most famous associated with antique Persian rugs of the late 19th century. His rug design patterns are known for dense floral designs, refined paisley patterns and intricately complex pictorial carpets.
This antique Persian Kerman rug is an in the example of the beautiful work of Master Kermani. It also offers a sense of decadence that are reflective of fine taste and supreme quality.
This antique rug is an allover design that is set off by a complex arrangement of layered borders. The colors are laid out in such a way that neither the borders, nor the main field stands out, creating a balanced design that adds a sense of grand scale.
The design features the boteh, or paisley, which has been a part of traditional Persian rug design for hundreds of years. The boteh paisley design symbol has special meaning throughout many cultures and is considered to bestow blessings on the family and home.
The design elements of the antique room size rug work together to create a piece that could have easily found its way into an Ottoman Empire palace. This antique Persian Kerman rug by master rug weaver Ghasem Kermani was woven during the final decades of the Ottoman Empire and is a reflection of the grandeur and elegance that the empire embodied. These antique rugs also found their way into fine Victorian homes in Europe and America. They were prized for their beautiful use of color and high level of detail in their design.
The splendor of these classic, masterful Persian Kerman antique rugs has allowed them to retain their desirability both as a collector’s piece and is a work of art. This rare and collectible antique rug would make a beautiful and sophisticated addition to any traditional home interior design.