Scatter Size Tribal Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 47228
Executed with skill and finesse, this prototypical antique Persian Bakshaish rug depicts a stunning allover Herati pattern set in a formal lozenge-shaped medallion.
Small Tribal Antique Scatter Size Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1900 – Crafted with precision and drawn in a sophisticated style, this antique Persian village carpet exhibits the best features of Bakshaish rugs. The heavily patterned lozenge medallion is filled with rectilinear Herati motifs featuring quadripartite centerpieces, star-like palmettes and polychromatic Fish Design Mahi leaves that are precisely outlined and skillfully arranged around a host of small-scale figures. Terra-cotta spandrels embrace the posh ivory medallion while displaying a marvelous continuation of the allover pattern, which takes on a strong masculine appearance thanks to the earthy clay-tone ground. Narrow strapwork borders featuring monochrome stripes, zigzagging running-water figures and meandering floral vines encircle the regal field. The carefully composed borders provide an understated conclusion that allows the beauty of the detail-rich Herati pattern to become the star of this classical antique rug.