Antique Khorassan Persian Rug 3244

This lush antique Khorassan carpet presents an ornamental yet pictorial image of paradise, replete with various birds, lions, and foxes.

Width

5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)

Length

8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)

Antique Khorassan Persian Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: Late 19th century – Although the floral detail of this lush antique Khorassan is an immediately ornamental composition based on symmetrical repetition, it nonetheless functions as a sprawling pictorial image of a natural environment – a paradise scene replete with various birds, lions, and foxes. These are all rendered in golden tones and red against a dramatic blue black ground. The main border is small in scale – a simple, a reciprocal trefoil design that gives pride of place to the field.

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