Antique Sultanabad, Persia, late nineteenth centuryA brilliant design of classic Persian arabesque vinescrolls unfolds on a grand scale across the rich red field of this arresting antique Sultanabad. The articulation of the vines in ivory, soft green, and creamy saffron adds considerable complexity and nuance to the design, especially against the red ground. The main border consists of a running vinescroll with rosettes and flowers set against a dark navy ground that contrasts beautifully in scale and color with the field. The wool of the pile, like the colors, is of exceptionally fine quality.
Size: 12 ft x 15 ft 01 in (3.66 m x 4.60 m)