Antique Sarouk Farahan Persian Rug 43268
Size: 3 ft 7 in x 5 ft 3 in (1.09 m x 1.6 m)Print
.Woven in a highly-unusual format, this exceptional Sarouk carpet features a tremendous central medallion set over a soft green background.
Constructed on rectangular looms, circular and ovular carpets have traditionally been rarities to due the special techniques needed to produce these irregular shapes. Producing the scalloped edges and ogival curves used in this exquisite, lozenge-shaped rug would have required tremendous skill. Based around an elaborate central medallion, this extraordinary piece features a detailed guardband border filled with floral bouquets and Kufic inscriptions.