Fine Chessboard Design Small Square Size Vintage Persian Esfahan Area Rug 46053

Size: 1 ft 7 in x 1 ft 9 in (0.48 m x 0.53 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

For novelty or serious sport, this delightful Persian vintage rug from Esfahan is the ultimate luxury game board designed for enjoying the king of strategy games.

Persian Esfahan Rug, Origin: Persian, Circa: Mid 20th Century – Here is an exciting and unique antique rug – an antique Isfahan rug that was woven in Persia during the middle years 0f the twentieth century. Delightful, whimsical and perfectly proportioned, this exquisite vintage Persian rug from Esfahan features an elegant chessboard decorated with onyx and alabaster tiles. The elegantly styled field is complete with a soft powder-blue guard band that is decorated with algebraic chess notations rendered in an opposing hue of burgundy-red. Elegant vine scroll borders embellished with scalloped palmettes create a sophisticated poly chromatic frame that contrasts the stark achromatic chessboard. Contrasting outlines highlight the dainty vine scrolls and elegant floral sconces that enclose the formal chessboard field. This distinctive rug has an elegant yet playful visage that captures the sophistication and jocular competition that chess is known for. A delightful and unique example, this antique Esfahan carpet from mid-twentieth century Persia is a wonderfully imaginative work that beautifully and effortlessly communicates a great deal about the people and the culture responsible for its genesis.

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