Antique Persian Kerman Rug 46400
This awe-inspiring antique Persian Kerman rug features a stunning allover arabesque that surrounds a hyper-realistic medallion filled with superfluous botanicals.
22 ft 9 in (6.93 m)
29 ft (8.84 m)
Kerman Rug, Persia, Late 19th Century – Exquisitely executed and phenomenally detailed, this quintessential Persian city carpet features a stunning allover arabesque comprised of superfluous cloud bands and dramatic polychromatic botanical motifs set over a robust burgundy-red field. The extraordinarily ornate arabesque surrounds a magnificent circular medallion decorated with sinuous botanical motifs that feature hyper-realistic shading. The level of detail and the spectacular assortment of patterns make the grand medallion like a carpet unto itself. The grandiose composition of the field is balanced by the impressive borders, which feature elegant rosettes and flourishing cloud bands surrounded by multiple sets of guard bands. This exquisite antique Kerman rug is a stunning example of the city’s masterful design traditions.