11' 0" x 14' 0" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
BAKSHAISH, Northwest Persian
11' 0" x 14' 0"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(High-Collectible) (Featured in catalog Vol. 29, No. 1, p.17) We offer spectacular examples of elite weaving styles that many clients have never encountered. Among them is this mesmerizing carpet with its everchanging colors and palpable sense of visual movement. Top Bakshaish pieces such as this are treasured for their "hand-drawn", spontaneous character. This stirring high-collectible example reveals infinite variation in its ambitious use of virtuoso abrash color striation, particularly its prized mid-tone blue hues that gradually ascend to ever greater intensity. Learn About This Rug Type