Antique Silk Kashan Persian Rug Scatter Size Carpet
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Lot 0158 Details
Size: 2 ft 5 in x 4 ft 9 in (0.74 m x 1.45 m) -Circa 1900 - This absolutely stunning antique Oriental rug -- an antique silk Kashan piece originally hand woven in Persia -- is truly magnificent carpet that is not only a magnificent decorative piece, but a splendid work of art, the craftsmanship and execution of which is a centuries old testament to the genius of the master rug makers responsible for its original composition. Filled with an all-over arabesque, this opulent Kashan carpet features a dramatic red field with detailed flowers, bouquets, and saz leaf vines. In the Persian tradition, this Kashan carpet uses strong borders and tastefully highlighted guard bands that tie together the arabesque field and dense border of colorful palmettes. All in all, this is a splendid antique rug, a piece that is sure to bring an unmatched level of elegance, artistry and sophistication to any home.