Antique Persian Silk Kerman Horse Cover 44718

Original price was: $14,500.00.Current price is: $11,600.00.

Size: 3 ft x 3 ft 1 in (0.91 m x 0.94 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

Created in Kerman, this elaborate antique silk horse cover features exquisite repeating motifs, ornate botehs and a beautifully abrashed monochromatic field.

Persian Antique Silk Kerman Horse Cover, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th century – This magnificent silk horse cover created in Kerman features a formal composition with elegant repeating elements rendered in a regal combination of burgundy, golden-yellow and oxidized olive green. Elegant borders with foliate botehs set over a bold crimson background enclose the intricately patterned field. Large-scale spandrels decorated with grand botanical motifs support the mossy green, delicately abrashed field while intricate quatrefoils arranged in a tight repeating pattern decorate the arching upper panel. A beautiful trefoil cluster of flourishing botehs punctuates the intricately patterned background creating a formal medallion. The ancillary epaulette is decorated with a continuation of the elegant border motifs and a beautiful balance of golden-yellow vine scrolls with flourishing tendrils. This impressive antique silk horse cover from Kerman epitomizes the opulent details and luxurious features that can be incorporated into a functional, decorative item.

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