12' 0" x 14' 10" 3rd Quarter, 19th Century
BAKSHAISH, Northwest Persian
12' 0" x 14' 10"
3rd Quarter, 19th Century
(Connoisseur-Caliber) The most expressive of the geometric antique carpets woven in the Northwest Persian village of Bakshaish enjoy an enthusiastic following among serious connoisseurs. This virtually 12x15, unusually fine crafted carpet offers an entirely captivating center medallion on an open field with a dramatic unadorned base of masterfully dyed azure to sky blue, exemplifies this style's elemental artistry. Its unusually generous width, coupled with its tremendously graphic pattern, makes it very desirable for application in the contemporary designed home. Although approximately 150 years old, this unusually finely crafted Bakshaish remains in outstanding condition. Learn About This Rug Type