Antique Persian Bidjar Sampler Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Final Quarter of the 19th Century – This gorgeous antique Persian Bidjar rug is magnificent and rare collectible antique sampler / wagireh rug. It features an archaic beauty that will add an intensely clandestine charm to any interior design aesthetic.
Exciting and rich jewel tone rug colors are rendered against a dark background. Antique rugs such as this, that feature a combination of the darker colored background and lighter colored tribal design elements, create a magnificent juxtaposition that is quite exciting and energetic. This antique Persian carpet, depicts a more tribal approach to floral imagery in brilliant and happy color tones. Images of vines scrolls and leaves are woven through this minimalist scene to create a remarkably organic and idyllic effect. These more primitive floral details are depicted in smaller design shapes throughout the central design of the Persian Bidjar rug.
The central field design is a brilliant work of tribal and primitive art. The dark blue almost black color background contrasts strikingly with the natural and abstract patterns, which are rendered with brilliant mastery and skill. A thread in the color of pale sand is woven throughout this rich and riveting scene to add unity and cohesion to the illustration, but there is just enough variety in the rest of the design to allure the eye of the observer and create a curious fascination.
The majestic power of this beautiful small piece is sure to outlast the years. The brilliant color play and patterns of this timeless masterpiece are skillfully woven together to both portray nature and obscure it in the most delightfully intriguing way. Area rugs such as this, that boast a clandestine charm, will add a special authentic touch and beauty to any home’s interior design setting.