BAKHTIARI "GARDEN COMPARTMENT CARPET"
Central Persian (SOLD)
7' 11" x 10' 8" (241cm x 325cm) Circa 1920
BAKHTIARI "Garden Compartment Carpet", Central Persian
7' 11" x 10' 8"
241cm x 325cm
("New Arrivals Gallery")We are delighted to offer this joyously hued, visually dazzling small room-size "Garden Compartment Carpet" woven by the Central Persian Bakhtiari tribe. Its naive design hides extraordinarily skilled craftsmanship. Like a grand stained glass window, its dense ornamentation presents a wealth of flower motif variations in each of its panels. Many of the elliptical compartments hold wonderfully detailed vases holding flower bouquets with continual variations in color and shape against a masterfully abrashed deep carnelian red background. Subtle differences in the cypress trees' drawing are framed in the ivory niches. Incredibly luminous tribal wool illuminates a robust color palette to stunning effect. Further delight is expressed through a wide variety of charming bird forms with brightly colored plumage. (INQUIRE ABOUT THIS RUG AT CLAREMONT 2, 1-800-883-1815)
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