Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 45015
Woven in the Bakshaish style, this medallion rug features an elegant combination of sophisticated colors and powerful protection symbols set in a formal composition.
4 ft 5 in (1.35 m)
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: Late 19th Century – Here is a truly wonderful antique rug – an antique Bakshaish rug that was woven in Persia some time during the final years of the nineteenth century. This rug represents something genuinely special, and is a testament to the artisans who produced it. A fantastic piece, this rug possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors and experts, and would bring beauty and sophistication to any home. This stately late 19th century antique Persian Bakshaish rug features an inset medallion with well-defined geometric figures woven in an elegant combination of burnt sienna, ivory and multiple shades of oxidized Persian blue. Prominent ivory borders decorated with a serpentine pattern of serrated vines complement the symbolic figures and stars used to decorate the central medallion. Simply put, this rug is a remarkable piece of work. A beautiful and stately design and composition combine to make this rug something more than a decorative piece: they combine to make it a veritable work of art.