Magnificent And Primitive Antique Tribal Persian Bakshaish Runner Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880 - This simply delightful and primitive antique Persian Bakshaish rug takes you on a journey through time. The design of this tribal runner rug is closely tied to its historical Persian Oriental rug roots through the use of design symbols that have special meaning for those who created it. Symbols such as the camels and paisleys, for example, play an important role in the lives and culture of tribal societies. Their inclusion on this antique Northwest Persian rug is of special significance and holds deep meaning.
The simple color palette, of this antique tribal Persian Bakshaish runner rug, features a camel color background with rusty reds, light blues, earthy browns, and ivory. This combination of colors creates a magnificent juxtaposition between the designs and the background while still retaining its earthy ambiance.
Five primitive ivory hexagons, that feature the same basic design, unify the field design, along with a series of traditional borders. The outer most border serves as a frame as well as a canvas like backdrop for tribal patterns.
The rug is directional and tells a story that can be read from the bottom to the top. Four geometric human figures of men are rendered side by side - as if creating some check point type border. The rest is up to your and the way you interpret the designs and meanings for yourself.
This magnificent Persian rug will occupy a special place of honor in any room or hallway. It reflects ancient and time honored cultural Persian traditions. The colors are crisp yet harmonious and they blend together in such a perfectly balanced way.
This antique Oriental rug will enhance any longer hallway space. It will create an aura of timelessness in your interior design that will never fade. This unique antique tribal Persian Bakshaish runner rug will be a will treasure that will continue to be passed down through the ages for many years to come.