Tribal Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 47872
Size: 10 ft 10 in x 14 ft 6 in (3.3 m x 4.42 m)Print
The marriage of colors between the richly decorated borders and the filed, which is riddled with outsized geometric details, gives the carpet a rich sense of unity.
Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Final Quarter of the Nineteenth Century – Beautiful large scale production, this exciting antique Persian Bakshaish rug beautifully showcases some of the finer points of primitive antique Persian rug design, not least of all an underlying tribal quality. A village rug that is nevertheless overflowing with sophistication, this comely antique Persian carpet features beautifully out sized detail elements, as well as fascinating pallet of contrasting tones. The marriage of colors between the richly decorated borders and the filed, which is riddled with out sized geometric details, gives the carpet a rich sense of unity. The primary border is colored an appealing shade of blue, and decorated with complex tribal vine scroll patterns. Meanwhile, the field, colored a soft shade of brown, is populated with a myriad of traditional Persian design elements, many of which are colored the same shade of blue as the border. A meticulously composed carpet that speaks to the finest trends of Bakshaish rug design, this antique Persian carpet is a wonderful and exciting example.