Stunning Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 – The graceful lines and beautiful soft rug colors of this antique tribal Persian Bakshaish rug evoke the feeling of strolling through a magnificent garden in full bloom at dusk. This magnificent antique Persian rug was woven around the turn of the 20th century and has stood the test of time, lending its play on formality vs casualness to the room, yet managing to retain a distinctly visual quality.
When it come to the antique Persian Heriz Serapi and Bakshaish rugs, the vast majority of these captivating antique rugs from North West Persia will boast a central medallion design. This one, however, with its larger scale and all over pattern is much rarer and far more decorative.
The soft blue rug colors of the antique Persian Bakshaish rug are blended in a way that makes them appear to be almost metallic. The Persian rug colors of the blues are reminiscent of silver and the browns are reminiscent of copper, bronze or pink gold. This gives the antiqued soft blue background tribal rug a soft calming feel that is quite unique among these iconic rustic rugs.
The design of the antique room size rug is based on balance. It uses both horizontal and vertical symmetry, or at least the feel of symmetry, to create the calming feeling of a beautiful palace garden. The border of the rug has the same metallic feel and is proportioned in a way that makes it appear to be a metallic frame that supports the central design of the blue background colored antique Persian Bakshaish carpet.
Once does not need to be a great expert in area rugs to understand that this is a spectacular piece in both color and design. Beautiful rugs like this would make an excellent addition to any home decor and space where it sparks the imagination and will become a time honored treasure for future familial generations to enjoy.
While we don’t normally think of these area rug styles as being decorative area rugs, this one truly is! So, if you love the more tribal area rugs and are currently shopping for area rugs to buy for your home, then this Bakshaish carpet should warrant some serious consideration.