Decorative Room Size Antique Persian Khorassan Rug 42269
Swaying palmettes set amidst spiraling vines and flowering tendrils hover with consummate grace across the field of this lovely antique Khorassan.
Antique Decorative Room Size Persian Khorassan Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early twentieth century – Antique Persian Khorassan rugs are renowned for their strong use of soft and warm colors, particularly browns and blues. The Persian rug weaving tradition surrounding these antique rugs is one of the oldest in the region, and the Persian rugs classically rely on flowing shapes to separate the colors and provide viewers with an easy way to follow the landmarks. In this antique Persian Khorassan rug, a lighter color palette is used along the background to establish the elements at the foreground in a much more pronounced way. Sprawling vines and flowering petals define the foreground of the antique Persian Khorassan rug, and the variations in size and thickness of elements draws the viewer’s attention from the elegant borders to the active center of the this beautiful antique Oriental carpet.