Large Light Blue Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug 41324
A bold lattice of quatrefoils in soft reds repeats across the medium blue ground of this stunning antique Bakshaish from Persia.
12 ft 7 in (3.84 m)
17 ft 1 in (5.21 m)
Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin / rug Type: Antique Persian Rug, Circa date: Late 19th Century – A bold lattice of quatrefoils in soft reds repeats across the medium blue ground of this stunning antique Persian Bakshaish rug, enclosing various floral sprays or stylized shrubs. A vine-scroll border with circular and ‘sickle’ palmettes set against a soft red ground frames the light blue field, with smaller vine-scroll minor borders on saffron gold as accents. Antique Persian Bakshaish rugs are prized for their bold, even primitive drawing and design, but rarely do they achieve the controlled symmetry and detailed elegance of this antique rug.