Oversized Antique 17th Century Persian Esfahan Oriental Rug 44143
This antique rug from Esfahan features a grand arabesque with ornate cloudbands and Shah Abbasi palmettes that are enclosed by turtle and vinescroll borders.
Rare and Collectible Oversized Persian Antique 17th Century Esfahan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 17th Century – Created in the 17th century, this exquisite antique Persian Esfahan rug features an eloquent allover arabesque with sinuous hairline vine-scrolls linking poly-chromatic Saz leaves, grand Shah Abbasi palmettes and superfluous cloud-bands with decorative contours. Formal turtle and vine-scroll borders set over an obscure midnight-blue background boldly contrast the field while reflecting the beautifully oxidized color palette. The exceptional turtle and vine-scroll borders depict formal medallions with flourishing botanical fins that are surrounded by a maze of sinuous vine-scrolls. This exceptional antique rug captures a rich variety of fine details and double outlines that highlight each curve-linear vine-scroll and delicate floral motif. The gently oxidized color palette features a restrained triad of classic colors, including Persian blues, golden-yellow neutrals, brick reds and midnight blues.