Beautiful Large Antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880 This stunning large antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan rug is a masterpiece of intricate and elaborate artistry. Mesmerizing kaleidoscopic patterns in rustic tones of blues, creams, rusts and sea foam occupy the entire facade. Its timeless and classic beauty will surly inspire generations to come.
The central medallion of this magnificent Persian rug is made up of a lovely floral design. Its star shaped outline is formed by sixteen precise points, which alternate in size and color. The very center is a rustic blue circle, which is decorated with a row of darker beige petals along the perimeter and a delicate silver’ish ornamentation in the center. Two small beige flowers with navy blue outlines, which each have eight points, embellish the two vertically opposed apexes of the nucleus. Two even smaller navy blue florets are positioned outside the horizontally opposed points.
An ornate navy blue colored diamond border of this fine antique Persian Kashan rug strand encapsulates the nucleus structure and its associated decorations. Gracefully curlicued cream colored vines and tiny rustic flowers are featured across the background of darker navy blue.
This pattern is mimicked in the corners of the central field. These corner designs contain triangular surfaces with a brilliant arrangement of navy blue tones, rustic leaves, cream vines and elaborate rusty orange ornaments.
The wide multi layered border of this beautiful Large antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan rug creates the perfect frame for the central elements. This is mostly due to the fact that the borders integrate the various patterns and colors that we see in the field, into a complete and satisfying display. However, there is just enough variation to make it completely unique.
Exotic flowers in alternating shades of neutrals and pastel rust symmetrically line the central border layer of this large size rug. This main border is then flanked on either side by two richer rust colored strands.
Altogether, this breathtaking masterpiece displays a level of artistic expertise and genius that is rarely matched. This piece which was woven by a great and one of the most well known master rug weavers, is sure to add an irreplaceable charm to any interior setting.
If you are looking for an extremely finely woven formal rug that boats a beautiful classically traditional Persian rug design, then this large antique Persian Mohtasham Kashan rug will be hard to beat.