Small Blue Late 19th Century Antique Persian Kerman Rug 1266

Size: 11 ft 1 in x 13 ft 5 in (3.38 m x 4.09 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

The allover design of vines on this extraordinarily beautiful antique Kerman from Persia is actually a pictorial composition representing a lush forest of twisting graceful trees.

Dive into the captivating world of Antique Persian Rugs with our exquisitely crafted Extremely Fine Weave Blue Background and Floral Design Antique Persian Kerman Rug, dating back to the late nineteenth century. These rugs not only serve as decorative pieces but also hold a significant historical and cultural value, reflecting the artistry and craftsmanship of Persian weaving traditions.

The history of Persian rugs, particularly those from the Kerman region, is steeped in tradition and artistry dating back centuries. Kerman rugs are renowned for their intricate designs, fine craftsmanship, and rich color palettes, making them highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide.

Our antique Persian Kerman rug showcases a breathtaking pictorial composition, seemingly depicting an allover design of vines upon first glance. However, upon closer inspection, the intricate details reveal a lush forest of twisting, graceful trees emerging from the bottom edge of the field. The craftsmanship is such that even the scale of the trees changes to suggest a distant view, with scalloped rocks indicating the ground in the upper part of the field.

But the true beauty lies in the finer details: birds, deer, and dogs inhabit this paradise-like scene, adding depth and narrative to the rug’s design. This intricate depiction of nature not only serves as a testament to the artisan’s skill but also transports the viewer into a world of wonder and tranquility.

The main border of the rug echoes this pictorial composition, featuring a smaller-scale version of the forest scene adorned with the same animals. This clever design choice challenges our assumptions about the distinction between representation and decoration, blurring the lines between art and utility.

When decorating with our Antique Persian Kerman Rug, consider allowing it to take center stage in a room with minimalistic furnishings, allowing its intricate design to shine. Alternatively, embrace its rich history and cultural significance by incorporating traditional Persian decor elements such as brass lanterns, ornate textiles, and handcrafted pottery.

Whether adorning a formal sitting room or a cozy reading nook, our Antique Persian Kerman Rug adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to any space, serving as a timeless reminder of the enduring beauty of Persian weaving traditions.

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