Antique Afshar Rug, Origin: Persia - Here is a truly wonderful antique Oriental rug – an Afshar piece made in Persia. This rug represents something genuinely special, and is a testament to the artisans who produced it. A breath-taking piece, this rug possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors and experts, and would bring beauty and sophistication to any home. Set over a camel background, this pictorial Tree of Life rug from Afshar features four cameos each depicting a Persian woman in traditional dress holding a decorative bouquet. Surrounding the central Tree of Life are four auspicious birds and four smaller Tree of Life motifs, which linking the pictorial cameos. Simply put, this rug is a remarkable piece of work. A unique and lovely design and composition combine to make this rug something more than a decorative piece: they combine to make it a veritable work of art.