Large Size and Finely Woven Antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – Through the use of a fiery color palette, the artist be hind this beautiful antique rug establishes a rich and inviting landscape, warm and capable of transforming any environment into a cozy one. This antique Persian Mohtashem Kashan rug features several gorgeous borders that frame around each other, their interiors filled with luxuriously dancing petals, stems and wisps, woven in beautiful color to establish contrast between the borders themselves. Gentle tangerine, fiery vermilion and smoky black hues all come together at alternating points within the antique Persian Kashan rug to define the details within. As the viewer’s attention moves from one border to the next, they are led to the stunningly spiraling shapes at the core of the antique Persian rug. Here, a bright and vivacious mandala uses the colors to create contrast and minuscule points of interest in the flowing curls and shapes. Floral elements abound, presented in an extravagant and powerful way without appearing too airy in theme.