7'9 x 10' Antique Persian Afshar Rug #2913

Regular price $3,700.00

Step into the world of the Afshar tribe and experience the masterful rug-making techniques that have made them renowned throughout history. This extraordinary antique Persian Afshar rug, crafted at the turn of the century, is a testament to the rich cultural heritage and exceptional artistry of the Afshar weavers. This amazing rug showcases the beauty of tribal and village weavings, capturing the essence of a bygone era when life was intimately intertwined with nature and tradition.

At the heart of this rug lies a highly detailed medallion within a medallion, evidence of the weaver's skill and precision. Decorative spandrels surround the field and the central medallion flanked with top and bottom anchors. The field is adorned with the iconic Herati motif along with diamond motifs that add further visual interest. The border band features serrated leaf motifs, meticulously woven with remarkable precision. The outlining of shapes throughout the rug is ornate and unique, adding an extra layer of sophistication to the composition. The geometric figures are steeped in tradition and evoke a sense of timeless beauty.

The symbolism, moody colors, and expressiveness of this rug contribute to its great composition. The earthy feel exudes strength and stability, while the vegetable-dyed wool adds a touch of natural beauty and authenticity. Handwoven with utmost care and attention to detail, this fabulous rug has stood the test of time. In excellent condition for its age, it showcases a sturdy structure and will become a cherished treasure for years to come. The cleanliness of the rug further highlights its preservation and care throughout the years.

Handwoven with vegetable dyed wool, circa 1900. Low pile, with scattered wear congruent to age and history.

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Large Rug Pad

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