Isfahan Rug, Persia, Contemporary - This elegant Persian rug features a formal octofoil medallion surrounded by spiraling vinescrolls with strongly recurving tendrils. Ornamental trefoils with curvilinear notches enclose the radiant rosette medallion, which features an array of kaleidoscopic palmettes. Golden-yellow vinescrolls with spiraling tendrils are offset by the richly colored carmine field. Decorative spandrels featuring stylized animals paired with trailing boteh motifs occupy the corners of the field and complement the symbolic birds and phoenixes that are perched upon the winding arabesque. Tawny main borders decorated with earth-tone vinescrolls and colorful palmettes provide a vibrant frame for the ornate arabesque and superbly colored field. Woven in Isfahan, this sophisticated Persian rug features ornate floral patterns woven in an elegant combination of ivory, azure and carmine red that emphasizes the beauty of this exceptional piece.