Extremely Fine, Large Square Size Vintage Persian Nain Rug, Country of Origin Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Mid-Twentieth Century – Impeccably woven, this vintage Nain carpet beautifully showcases the proclivity of rugs woven in this style to finely articulate even the most minute detail. Nain carpets like this are famed for the minute precision of their weave and the elegance of their design. Here a central arabesque medallion of circular form spews forth an array of arabesque finials so finely elaborated that each is actually a miniature medallion of its own. A circular border encloses the field, defining concave triangular corner-pieces with arabesque interior details against a deep aubergine ground. A main border of palmettes and arabesque festoons encloses the field, repeating its soft creamy coloration. It is unusual that a virtuoso piece of this kind is also a first-rate decorative carpet. A beautifully woven and captivating vintage Persian carpet, this mid-century Nain rug is an alluring and exciting example of a unique style of rug weaving.