Primitively Stunning Rare And Collectible Antique Persian Bakshaish Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persia, Circa date: Mid 19th Century – The primitive antique Persian Bakshaish rugs are the oldest of the antique Persian Heriz Serapi rugs from Northwest Persia, which is now Azerbaijan. It is in a mountainous region and is noted for its beautiful tribal carpets that combine ancient tribal designs and classic Persian motifs. This simply gorgeous, earthy rug has a simple, tribal folk-art-like character. It was created in the mid-19th century and is an extremely rare find.
The Bakshaish Persian rugs are noted for their simple color combinations and variety of designs. Each one is unique and represents the tribal heritage of a people living a traditional lifestyle that is quickly disappearing. The amazing Persian rug weavers who created these phenomenal antique rugs only had access to local wools and plant materials for the dyes. Natural backgrounds paired with brilliant blues and reds make these rugs stand out.
Each of the symbols in the rug has special meaning and tells a story for those who know how to interpret it. The antique tribal rugs have a special character that you do not find in those created in the formal rug weaving centers of the city. They were often woven using motifs learned through song, story, and repetition from an early age.
Every Bakshaish rug is unique, but this one stand out as a remarkable achievement. The colors that were selected for the captivating primitive motifs and the subtle juxtaposition that resulted is an exceptional artistic accomplishment.
Needless to say, this antique Persian Bakshaish carpet will make a beautiful addition to a Boho Chic or tribal inspired room. It is a rare and highly artistic antique that it would add a perfect touch of tribal excitement and an earthy and subdued way. In a contemporary room, this tribal brown colored Bakshaish rug will serve as a contrast to modern furniture with simple lines and geometric shapes and would elevate the rooms interior to a whole new and exciting level.
This primitive Bakshaish rug would make an excellent foundation for a conversation area or to serve as the foundation of an inspired room design. This is a beautiful antique area rug that will be the crowning touch to traditional or contemporary decor in a wide range of styles in your home or office.