A Beautiful Small Size Antique Tribal Design Persian Afshar Area Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Turn of the 20th Century – Rugs of Afshar are celebrated in the art world for their unique blending of tribal and village traditions of rug-making. This particular Afshar, a small antique rug that is nevertheless sure to be the focal point of any room, is a fantastic example of the traditional Afshar style. Featuring a strong and stable weave that is characteristic of tribal rugs manufactured in a traditional village setting, this Afshar is also characterized by a very beautiful tribal design. Featuring an earthy colored field with a multitude of geometric figures and evil eye protective symbols, this fetching Persian Afshar rug is just about as traditional as it could be. The dynamic field of abstract and recognizable figures is a pattern favored by the nomadic carpet makers of Persia and the Caucuses. This antique Afshar rug is the type of older tribal rug that would be prized for its expressiveness and cultural importance.
A magnificent composition, this exemplary antique Persian rug is characterized primarily by its extraordinary level of detail, which is present throughout the entire rug. From a series of intricately detailed, richly wrought borders, to a field practically overflowing with tribal animal and floral elements, this Afshar rug impresses at every opportunity. The color pallet utilized here is also especially appealing, and very representative of the predominant aesthetic found in these tribal antique Persian rugs. Especially comely are the animal figures that dance throughout the dark field, proudly standing and proclaiming the pedigree of this traditional composition. Rich with the symbolism and colors of Afshar and meticulously woven, this antique rug is a unique and breathtaking example.
If you are looking for a fascinating area rugs, that are filled with historical patterns, this antique tribal Persian Afshar rug would make a magnificent choice!