12' 9" x 18' 8" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
BAKSHAISH, Northwest Persian
12' 9" x 18' 8"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(High-Collectible) A major, extremely early museum level antique rug in the most avidly sought after of Persian village rug styles, this invigorating oversize Bakshaish antique carpet is destined to command the rapt attention of seasoned antique rug connoisseurs. Each individually rendered, oversize blossom, leaf and sunburst motif takes on a dynamic presence through a combination of emphatic outlining and a profoundly nuanced assortment of magically time-seasoned naturally dyed hues, supported by rhythmic abrash (color gradation). Its consummate quality and spacious, spirited character will make this tour-de-force antique Oriental carpet the focal point of any grand space. Learn About This Rug Type