Antique Tribal Design Persian Afshar Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Turn of the 20th Century – A magnificent composition, this exemplary antique Persian rug is characterized primarily by its extraordinary level of detail, which is present throughout the entire rug. From a series of intricately detailed, richly wrought borders, to a field practically overflowing with tribal animal and floral elements, this Afshar rug impresses at every opportunity. The color pallet utilized here is also especially appealing, and very representative of the predominant aesthetic found in these tribal antique Persian rugs. Especially comely are the animal figures that dance throughout the dark field, proudly standing and proclaiming the pedigree of this traditional composition. Rich with the symbolism and colors of Afshar and meticulously woven, this antique rug is a unique and breathtaking example.