Tribal Antique Oversized Bibikibad Carpet, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1920 — Stunning symmetry, rich color, and a medallion of stunning complexity define this bold, dramatic Bibikibad carpet. Intricacy begins at the outermost border, contrasting maroon and navy patterned with intricate flowers. A broad, pale frame dominated by a delicate geometry of traditional tribal symbols gives way to a mirror image, giving way to a strikingly rich background patterned with flawlessly symmetrical renderings of traditional tribal motifs, notably the peony and the lotus. This deep background surrounds the dramatic dark heart of the piece, a midnight colored medallion of incredible complexity and lush color. A triad of intricate designs dominates the dark medallion. Flawless geometry, masterful symmetry, and deep symbolic meaning imbue this gorgeous antique carpet.