Antique Persian Paisley Rashti Embroidery Textile 46521
This stunning antique Persian textile depicts a kaleidoscopic arrangement of foliate bouquets surrounded by botanical grotesques and ornamental boteh motifs.
Antique Persian Rashti Embroidery Textile, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – Elegantly styled and exquisitely colored, this outstanding antique Persian textile showcases an elaborate compartmental field that is covered with a radiant pattern of unfurling blossoms and swirling botanical motifs. Framed by the artistic Paisley design border, the lavishly decorated field depicts a tremendous assortment of warm floral colors and a multitude of verdant green leaflets. Broad borders decorated with a phenomenal pattern of reciprocating palmettes enclose the kaleidoscopic bouquets featured within the field. In the borders, spiraling tendrils and elegant serpentine details create a lacy filigree pattern that covers the vibrant tomato-colored background. Loosely decorated outer borders adorned with a spiraling network of scrolling vines and sweeping botehs complete the lavish composition of this gorgeous antique textile.