Fine Antique Persian Wool and Silk Prayer Design Kashan Oriental Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 – This fine antique Persian prayer rug, from the city of Kashan, exemplifies the best of its traditional style. It features clearly defined colors and elements, all outlined by a darker tone to create an even stronger presence in the curling lines and forms. Several borders frame around each other, and the largest one showcases an extraordinary amount amount of details. Entire flowers, leaves and individual petals all layer around each other, creating the illusion of depth within the piece. As the viewer’s eyes explore the tantalizing dance of the floral elements around the borders, their attention is ultimately called to the core of the antique rug, where a vibrant white background sets the perfect canvas for the arrangement of beautiful perennials and lattice elements.