Persepolis Antique Persian Textile 49022
Persepolis Antique Persian Textile 49022, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 – Standing apart from many classical pieces that focus on the symbolic and abstract of the natural world, this beautiful Persian textile establishes a powerful degree of contrast and form to focus on the humans at the core of the antique rug. Several royal figures of all types of occupations and garbs are featured interacting with each other. Alongside these figures are numerous mythological beasts, including sphinxes and great eagles. The mythological scene is set against an eggshell white backdrop that highlights the vibrant colors of the foreground, which include rich, warm red and elegant, royal blue.