Beautiful Pair of Antique Biblical Kerman Persian Pictorial Rug, Knots Per Square Inch KPSI: 300, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880 – A traditional classification in Persian rugs, Kerman rugs hail from the namesake city and province in south central Iran. Antique Persian Kerman rugs are celebrated by collectors as being some of the most beauteous created, and they are versatile in their presentation, ranging from patterned masterpieces to tapestries that depict striking scenes. In this particular masterpiece, the viewer may observe a biblical scene where the iconic and powerful Jewish story, from the Old Testament bible, the book of genesis (chapter 9), of Abraham and the Sacrifice of Isaac. The turmoil is defined in the expressiveness on each subject’s face, and the grand use of limb gesture results in a more defining sense of realism and context, especially given the details of the clothes. Behind the subjects, trees and shrubs dot the backdrop, themselves the foreground to a majestic city in the distance.