BAKSHAISH RUNNER, Northwest Persian
3' 9" x 8' 11"
Late 19th Century
(High-Decorative) The best antique Oriental Bakshaish runners are doubly prized for their great rarity and uniquely unaffected, joyful artistry. This magnificent example demonstrates both of these qualities, presenting the well-loved Herati design with exuberant creativity. This traditional motif is accented by a spectacular assortment of unexpected hues, including rich carnelian, glowing ivory, deep mint green and russet brown. An expertly crafted border suite introduces painstaking meanders on a small scale, creating delightful contrasts. An additional dividend is this antique carpet's excellent, full-pile condition. Learn About This Rug Type