Antique 17th Century Silk Persian Polonaise Rug 40787
Size: 4 ft 11 in x 6 ft 11 in (1.5 m x 2.11 m)Print
A lush classic pattern of leafy vines and palmettes spreads gracefully across the field of this elegant antique “Polonaise rug” from seventeenth-century Persia.
Breathtaking and Rare 17th Century Antique Silk Persian Polonaise Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 17th Century – A lush classic Safavid pattern of leafy vines and palmettes in soft greens and tans spreads gracefully across the gold field pf this elegant antique “Polonaise.” Once thought to have been made in Poland, these are now recognized as luxurious products made in Safavid Persia for the elite of Eastern Europe. In contrast to the minute delicacy and detail of so many classical Persian rugs, Polonaises have a grand sweep and scale to their design that nicely complements their soft golden coloration. This 17th century Persian Polonaise antique rug has all the qualities that make Polonaises so highly prized.