Antique Silk and Wool Persian Farahan Rug 44916
Floral boteh borders and ornate guardbands create a supportive frame for the spectacular Zil es Sultani pattern that decorates this antique silk rug from Farahan.
Antique Persian Silk Farahan Rug, Origin: Persia– This lavish antique rug created in Farahan features an outstanding bird-flanked vase or Zil es Sultani pattern rendered in a regal selection of subdued colors, which are set over a snowy white silk background. Auspicious birds and bulbul nightingales sitting among branching floral motifs create a secondary pattern that meanders between the boldly colored vases. Reminiscent of traditional Tree of Life motifs, this elegant Zil es Sultani pattern features colorful birds, verdant foliage and elaborate flower-filled vases decorated with burgundy, mauve and golden-yellow details set over a sumptuous ivory background. Ornate earth-tone guardbands and delicate boteh borders comprised of loosely spaced floral motifs create an elegant frame for the lavishly decorated field of this antique Persian rug created in the village of Farahan.