Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 43968
This carpet has all the graphic power and superb color of the best Serapi’s.
8 ft 1 in (2.46 m)
13 ft 9 in (4.19 m)
Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – This carpet exemplifies the graphic power and superb color of the very best antique Serapi Rugs. At the center of the field is a magnificent stepped medallion with rich interior detail is soft earthen tones, pale blues and ivory. Crisply drawn vine-scrolls fill the surrounding soft red ground and the stepped blue corner-pieces that complete the field. The spareness and geometric precision of the drawing on this Persian rug is matched by an impressive vinescroll border set against an ivory ground that offers the perfect framing contrast to the field. Despite its large format and formal grandeur, this antique carpet, an antique Persian Bakshaish rug, has all the spontaneity and excitement of the best village rugs