9' 6" x 9' 11" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
BAKSHAISH CAMELHAIR, Northwest Persian
9' 6" x 9' 11"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(High-Collectible) Along with its arresting, organically contoured designs and virtuoso use of natural undyed camelhair, this 150-year-old Bakshaish carpet boasts dexterous rendering and an especially harmonious color palette. An open field is totally devoid of ornamentation, rather is entirely given over to the natural striation of pure camelhair. An unusually elegant, nuanced filigree provides a brilliant counterpoint in the surrounding cornerpieces and borders. Exquisitely balanced and in excellent condition at great age, this strongly investment-level carpet is destined to attract the rapt attention of the connoisseur's eye. Learn About This Rug Type