Fine Antique Persian Shawl 43794
Size: 4 ft 6 in x 9 ft 2 in (1.37 m x 2.79 m)Print
Woven with varying shades of sienna-red and brown, this dramatic Persian shawl features curves reminiscent of traditional botehs supported by a series of architectural details.
Beautiful And Finely Woven Antique Persian Shawl, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa: Early 20th Century – Here is something truly remarkable – an antique shawl, woven in Persia in the years around the turn of the twentieth century. In addition to boasting one of the oldest and finest weaving traditions anywhere in the world, Persia may also lay claim to some truly exceptional shawls. These unique and practical weaving are culturally important items, and brilliantly showcase some of the more important and nuanced design ideas and aesthetic concepts that were prevalent during the time and in the places where they were woven. This dazzling Persian shawl features intricately-detailed scrolling patterns with sweeping, lines, accentuated curves and ornate flourishes. Emanating from a dark central medallion, this fine antique Persian shawl features architectural pendants that become part of the patterned field and background of intertwining scrolls. The borders of this beautiful antique shawl incorporate an interesting pattern of ogival arches and palmettes that emanate from the inner guard band. A charming example, this antique Persian shawl is an alluring and compelling composition that beautifully communicates some of the finer points of the Persian weaving tradition.