Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 50713
Large Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin / Type of Rug: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1880 – This stunning Bakshaish rug draws attention to countless classic Persian design motifs. The skillful use of several colors allow numerous points of contact to draw the viewer’s attention to certain sections around the piece itself. Floral motifs dominate the landscape, especially pronounced around the borders, where the viewer can enjoy the flowing shape of numerous vines and stems as they wind through the antique rug. From the fiery borders, the viewer’s attention is drawn to the center of the rug, where several pomegranate shapes in blue and white stand out against the beige background, as if suspended in space and time.