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10' 7" x 11' 1" (323cm x 338cm) 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
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BAKSHAISH CAMELHAIR, Northwest Persian
10' 7" x 11' 1"
323cm x 338cm
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
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(Connoisseur-Caliber) ("New Arrivals Gallery")Virtually square with glowing gradated colors, this dazzling representative of the prized early Bakshaish rugs featuring undyed camelhair fields reveals a creative vision that melds extraordinary spontaneity throughout every aspect of its exceptionally harmonious visual program. It enchants its viewers with its deceptively sophisticated allover pattern of spontaneously composed, abstracted tulips, pomegranate blossoms and myriad artfully rendered flowerheads in earth tones in a variety of complementary scales. Though aligned on a central vertical axis, the design incorporates a continual sense of variation and movement. An adventrously color striated iridescent sky blue border is composed of large geometrized flowerheads that alternate with serrated leaves. The rug’s elevated craftsmanship is showcased in its pair of salmon secondary, each featuring a delicately rendered “dancing leaf and flower” motif. Its unusually good conditio Learn About This Rug Type