Small Antique Persian Pictorial Kashan Animal Rug 46406
Colorful shrubs, exotic trees, richly detailed fish and graceful animals decorate the naturalistic composition of this exquisite antique Persian rug from Kashan.
Beautifully Artistic Small Size Antique Persian Pictorial Kashan Animal Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – The weavers of Persian rugs in the city of Kashan have a legacy that goes back to the weavers of the iconic and historical court carpets of the Safavid Dynasty. During the 18th century, the industry fell into a decline, but in the late 19th century, an effort was made to restore it to its former place in the weaving industry. Extremely finely woven rugs, such as this pictorial carpet, reflect the high level of skill need on the part of the artist to be able to render such captivating imageries.
The fine antique Persian Kashan rugs created during the second half of the 19th century through the first part of the 20th century are some of the most highly prized. During this time, many of the area rugs created were commissioned pieces for private homes, even smaller size rugs, like this one. The Kashan area has a climate and conditions that are favorable for growing wool that is warm and durable.
The antique Persian pictorial rugs are highly collectible. This refined piece showcases a beautifully styled landscape scene full of natural and man-made features. Fine hairline details accentuate the shadowed contours of the wild stags, the billowing green growth of the trees and the ripples in the elegantly landscaped pond. Even the smallest segments of the tree canopies are individually outlined as if they were tiny leaves. The evocative landscape creates a lively backdrop with rolling hills that blend into the softly shaded sky. Towering cypress trees, exotic palms and graceful shrubs with brightly colored flowers give the composition a naturalistic style while complementing the architectural structures that give the scene another layer of depth.
When buying area rugs for the home, some people are looking for those special rugs that will tie the room together. Others may want something that they fall in love with regardless of the colors and feel of the decor. With its high level of craftsmanship and beautiful idyllic design, this small antique Persian pictorial Kashan animal rug you can get the best of both worlds.