Beautiful Small Antique Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1880 – You will notice an inscription on one end of the antique rug which also makes it unique. This inscription may be the signature of the artist, the name of the person who commissioned it, or a famous saying or quote. It gives the rug character and makes it stand out as a collectible piece. Kerman rugs were known for their variety in design and styles, and this one is an excellent example of the skill of the Kerman Persian rug weavers. The Striking colors and complex design of this rug make it a rare treat.