Antique Persian Kerman Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Turn of the 20th Century around 1900 – Here is an appealing and beautifully composed antique carpet – an antique Persian Kerman rug, woven in Persia some time around the turn of the twentieth century – a period when some of the finest examples of antique Persian rugs known to the west were originally composed. This particular example is a fascinating manifestation of the Kerman style, long one of the most important and popular antique Persian rug styles. Among the more classically oriented styles, Kerman rugs often feature highly sophisticated floral compositions that are especially precisely woven. This particular example, despite measuring just around two and half feet both horizontally and vertically, beautifully encapsulates these important Persian Kerman characteristics. A delightful floral arrangement, remarkable for the precision of its weaving, creates a soothing and intriguing impression against the dark field. Offering small surprises and delights throughout its design, this antique Persian Kerman rug is an appealing example.