Beautiful Large Decorative Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 — The Khorassan province is renowned for numerous carpet weaving workshops and high quality production of a diverse assortment of exquisite Persian rugs. This particular large antique Persian Khorassan carpet displays a sophisticated arabesque composition, with detailed vinery that swirls and spirals across the center panel. A meandering trellis of flowers and leaves sprouts out from a stylized vase at the bottom. Other decorative motifs include trees, delicate blossoms and palmettes. With understated elegance, muted blues, sage green and white features are set against a tan background. Thin and narrow decorative frames alternate with a dark, wide band in the stepped border. Colorful and highly detailed buds and leaves scroll around the edges of this Persian antique rug, enhancing the classic expression of the soft and graceful piece.