Fine Antique Persian Baft Kilim

240 x 175cm, 7'10" x 5'8"
  • SKU: p710

    A fine Persian Baft Kilim rug from the 1920s is a true masterpiece of traditional craftsmanship and design, encapsulating the rich heritage of Persian textile artistry. Crafted nearly a century ago, this exceptional piece showcases the enduring beauty of mellow natural dyes, intricate embroidery, and a striking banded design with multiple stripes and lozenges in enchanting red and blue hues.

    This Persian Baft Kilim rug exudes an air of timeless sophistication, making it a highly sought-after collector's item and a remarkable addition to any interior decor.

    The hallmark of this rug is its use of mellow natural dyes. These dyes were derived from organic sources such as plants, roots, and insects, resulting in a colour palette that has aged gracefully over the years. The colours have softened and mellowed with time, creating a unique patina that adds character and depth to the rug. The red and blue tones, in particular, have deepened to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

    The banded design, characterised by multiple stripes and lozenges, is a testament to the weaver's exceptional skill and attention to detail. Each stripe and lozenge is meticulously woven and embroidered, resulting in a mesmerising pattern that captures the eye. The stripes create a sense of order and rhythm, while the lozenges add a touch of geometric complexity and visual interest.

    The red and blue colours in this Baft Kilim rug are imbued with cultural significance. Red often symbolises passion, love, and vitality, while blue is associated with tranquillity and spirituality. These colours not only provide a visually stunning contrast but also carry deeper meanings, making the rug a reflection of the cultural influences of its time.

    The intricate embroidery work on this rug is a testament to the artisan's dedication to their craft. The precision and artistry in the embroidery bring out the design's complexity and add an exquisite tactile dimension to the rug. The textures created by the embroidery invite the viewer to explore the rug's surface, revealing hidden details with each touch.

    A Persian Baft Kilim rug from the 1920s, with its mellow natural dyes, intricate embroidery, and rich red and blue colours, is not only a work of art but also a historical treasure. It serves as a bridge between the past and the present, offering a glimpse into the world of Persian textile craftsmanship and design from a bygone era. This rug carries with it the stories of the weavers who dedicated their skills to its creation, making it a piece of art that continues to captivate and inspire.

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