Antique Nain, Persia, twentieth centuryAntique Nain carpets like this are legendary for the minute precision of their weave and the classical perfection of their design. At the center a complex circular medallion with arabesque detail spews forth a lush tangle of spiraling fine vines and palmettes, all against a warm cream ground. Richly detailed cornerpieces similar to the medallion create and oval shaped field, framed in turn by a vinescroll border a cream ground. The uniform soft ground coloration across the entire carpet gives it a wonderful visual unity and decorative potential.
Size: 19 ft 08 in x 33 ft 06 in (5.99 m x 10.21 m)