Contemporary Persian Silk Kashan Biblical Rug, Origin: Persia, – This fascinating contemporary biblical scene silk Persian Kashan rug is a contemporary rug that was woven in the city of Kashan in Iran. This fine, silk Kashan rug is a wonderful example of how rugs and carpets can often tell stories in a way that is not dissimilar from that of other visual media. This elegant Persian rug is dominated by a large field that depicts the famous Biblical scene of Moses after his descent down from Mount Sinai holding the Ten Commandments given to him by God. Hebrew inscriptions and the crown of King Solomon accompany this classic Biblical scene that has been embraced by a myriad of religions and religious organizations all over the world. The recognizable form of Moses features a symbolic staff and beautifully colored robes rendered in rose-red and Persian blue, giving the depiction a level of depth and profound beauty. The radiant halo, seen in many examples of religious iconography, surrounds Moses, making this antique rug traditional as well as unique.