Rare Antique Persian Qashqai Horse Cover 47879
A tight grid pattern unfolds throughout this intriguing antique Persian horse cover, with carefully woven intersecting lines coming together to create the suggestion of stars.
Quite A Rare Tribal Qashqai Antique Persian Horse Cover, Origin Of This Horse Cover: Persia, The Approximate Creation Date: Turn of the 20th Century – Hotly sought after by antique Oriental rug collectors, the magnificent antique horse covers, such as this particularly alluring example are prized for their rich cultural value, and for their rarity. Further, the Persian antique tribal Qashqai rugs and carpets have long been a favorite among collectors of antique rugs, who prize such examples of Persian rugs for a distinct and beautiful tribal aesthetic.
This particular example represents a beautiful coming together of the horse cover format and the tribal Qashqai rug design style. A tight grid pattern unfolds throughout this intriguing antique Persian composition, with carefully woven intersecting lines coming together to create the suggestion of stars. Impeccably woven, this rare and exciting antique Qashqai horse cover is an extraordinary example of a significant and alluring antique Oriental rug style.
This antique textile was originally intended to be used as a horse cover. This Persian Qashqai piece features a complex array geometric designs, in darker colored outlines, that are juxtaposed against the light color background. The horse cover is primarily woven in flat weave or kilim rug technique. But sprinkled throughout, we find tufts of pile in a wider range of more happy colors which adds so much charm and a tribal flair to this magnificent antique Persian horse cover.
While many people who buy these rare horse covers, do so because they collect them, others will acquire them to use as decorative items in their home. Some like to drape these horse covers over couches stair railings, others choose to have them hung on the wall as beautiful tapestries and magnificent textile art pieces. That said, as long as you love this magnificent Qashqai horse cover, there is absolutely no wrong way to incorporate it into your day to day life.