Oversized Antique Ivory Background Persian Kerman Rug , Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – This posh antique Persian rug from Kerman showcases a magnificent kaleidoscopic repeating pattern set over a sumptuous papyrus-colored field. The continuous repeating pattern features rows of pendulous branching trees surrounded by clouds of colorful blossoms. The elegant curve-linear branches form dramatic intersections that emphasize the kaleidoscopic appearance of the complex repeating pattern and its elegant color scheme. Delicately colored cypress trees that represent longevity fill the grand main borders while contrasting the regal botanical motifs and interwoven calyces that decorate the stunning guard bands and minor borders. This exceptional antique Persian carpet from Kerman epitomizes the monumental aesthetic style of Kerman, which is still prized for its timeless elegance and luxurious appearance.