This magnificent purple color antique Persian Khorasan rug is a masterpiece of breathtaking splendor. It has an allover design. This tone of light purple is very rare and extremely attractive and desirable. The rug is in the style of the famous "Vase Carpets" of the 1600s including the "Sickle-Leaf Vase" rug sold by Sotheby's for $33.8 million which is the most expensive rug ever sold. The rich purplish tone of the background is beautifully adorned with floral renderings in subtle shades of soft sandy yellow, rustic light blue, pastel magenta, and navy blue. The central background of the field is a rich purple lilac color and the field itself is embellished with a tasteful array of various leaves and flowers in shades of light blue, navy, brown, and cream colors.
- Dimensions: 11’ x 19’ 6”
- Date of Manufacture: 1st Quarter of the 1900s
- Place of Origin: Persia
- Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation with vegetable dyes
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use
Product ID: 1696