Antique Persian Bakshaish Runner Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa date: Late 19th Century – The design on this antique Bakshaish runner rug is a classic Serab design – hexagonal medallions with small human and animal motifs on an open camel ground, enclosed by stylized vine-scroll borders. The weave and the lively impressionistic drawing style, however, are typically Bakshaish, as is the stunning color. Bakshaish carpets always have a special excitement. No matter what design they utilize, they always add something arresting and special. This piece is no exception.