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Antique Silk Kashan Persian Rug 47113

Size: 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 5 in (1.3 m x 1.96 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

Woven in the illustrious city of Kashan, this exemplary antique silk vase rug depicts a luxuriant Tree of Life dotted with colorful blossoms and shimmering leaves.

Kashan Rug, Persia – Knotted from luxurious, incomparably luminescent silk fibers, this breathtaking antique Kashan rug displays a sought-after vase composition executed in Kashan’s lavish curvilinear style. This spectacular Tree of Life carpet displays a luxurious manila ground covered with a tangled maze of fluid shrubs and graceful flower-laden branches that grow up around the central vase figure and fill the top of the arching niche. Taking elements from Persia’s famous arabesques, the meandering floral motifs scroll around the field and flow together creating a kaleidoscopic effect with stunning symmetry and a beautiful array of tempered colors. Shimmering outlines and ethereal decorations change with the light and capture silk’s magical visual and tactile properties. Magnificent floral borders and minor guardbands complete this fluid, impeccably executed antique Tree of Life carpet from Kashan.

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