Large Tribal and Primitive Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1870’s – This large antique Persian Bakshaish rug a beautiful tribal and primitive example. The most prevalent colors in this antique Persian rug are the warm reddish rust and blue that makes up the background of the majority of the Bakhshaish rug.
The pattern features a blue colored central area which draws the eye toward the center of the antique Oriental rug. The juxtaposition of the blue against the lighter colors in the center create a three dimensional feel and accentuates the pattern details. These elements are some of the most striking areas of this Persian Bakhshaish rug and become the focus and centerpiece of the antique rug. Beyond this darker area, there are areas of a lighter cream color and more of the warm orange tones. The patterns in this section are far more intricate and feature more delicate designs, as well as thinner linear elements. This create an elegance and delicacy that showcases the skill of the weaver who was able to creating such patterns on such a large scale.
Along the outside, there is a wide and elegant border that centers around some natural and floral-inspired patterns. The border frames the central area of the antique Persian Bakhshaish tug in such a way that it helps to really draw the eye into the bold, dark area of the center.
The interior designs mix bold patterns with delicate floral-patterned elements that showcase the intense beauty of this large size rug. This antique Persian Bakhshaish rug was crafted with a lot of time and love, and it is obvious when looking at the complexity of these stunning patterns.