Magnificent and Rare Pearl and Silver Antique Persian Kerman Embroidery, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: Mid – 19th Century – This exquisitely royal piece is a magnificent antique Persian Kerman embroidery. The design is encrusted with accents of pearls and silver metallic thread. This antique Iranian textile is the perfect addition to any room that calls for a traditional design that harkens back to the days of the great Persian empires of antiquity.
This beautiful and finely woven antique embroidery consists of a beautifully fine all over pattern groundwork in jewel tone colors. It gives off a feeling of different shades of red and also has a refined floral and vine scroll border. While the background color is the result of the woven textile, the border color is mostly derived from the metallic threading.
Borrowing from other forms of Persian rugs and artwork, this piece consists of a distinct central ground and formal border. Aside from the writing in the center and the bottom right, this antique Persian Kerman embroidery is pretty much symmetrical both horizontally and vertically.
Within the design you can find familiar Persian symbols such as the boteh or paisley design. This adds such a beautiful sense of authenticity and historical significance.
The metallic stitching of this antique Persian Kerman embroidery is weathered with age. This gives it a patine and feel of elderly sophistication that only comes with age. One can only imagine what it looked like in his younger years and the stories that it had inspired along the way.
This is one antique textile that anyone would be proud to own. It is deserving of a very special place in the home where it can be revered and respected. It is a smaller piece that could be hung on the wall as an antique tapestry rug, be used to top an accent table, framed, or many other possibilities. This complex work of textile art will give any room a touch of sophistication.