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Fine Persian Jewish Design Silk Pile Qum Pictorial Area Rug 43389

Size: 3 ft 7 in x 3 ft 1 in (1.09 m x 0.94 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs
Style: Qum Rugs

This one-of-a-kind pictorial carpet features the life of Moses in an elegant triptych format under a spandrel of heraldic symbols representing the Twelve Tribes of Israel.

Persian Jewish Design Silk Qum Pictorial Rug, Persia – Here we have an absolutely beautiful antique Oriental rug — an antique Qum rug that was originally hand made by the master rug makers of Persia. This fascinating and unique rug — which is certainly a veritable work of art on its own artistic credentials — is a fantastic piece that embodies many of those characteristics most sought after by experts and collectors of antique Oriental rugs. This detailed carpet shows baby Moses in the bull rushes, his ascension of Mount Sinai, and enlightenment along with the Ten Commandments. With rich colors, symbolic details, and intricate borders, this rare carpet is a wonderful example of regional weavings from Qum and Judaic art in Persia. All in all, this is a very special piece, the beauty and workmanship of which is a testament to the skills of those who made it.

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