Extremely Fine Hunting Design Vintage Isfahan Persian Rug 51058, Knots Per Square Inch:625, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century – Unlike many other styles of traditional classic Persian rugs, this masterpiece focuses on clearer outlines to define concrete images at the foreground rather than repeating patterns and floral motifs. Here, vast expanses of the gentle field at the heart of the hunting scene vintage Persian Isfahan rug are left empty in order to draw more attention to the hunting scene and human forms within, the lighter colors standing in direct contrast to the more vibrant tones present around the borders. At the center of this hunting scene vintage Persian rug, the viewer can observe several hunters on horseback, armed with curved swords and chasing after antelopes and lions in a majestic hunt.
Isfahan rugs date back to the seventeenth century. Isfahan was then the capital of Persia. These rugs are known to be classic and are hand knotted with either silk or wool. foundations. They use variety vegetable dye colors such as reds, blues, ivory, beige, black and much more. Isfahan rugs are one of the highest quality rugs in the world.
In the city and in its surroundings a large number of workshops can be found. Many of them have a world reputation such as Seirafian, Davari, Enteshar and Haghighi. The patterns are often inspired by the mosques tile works, or the gardens of the cities and palaces. Carpets from Isfahan have high class when it comes to the composition of the patterns, materials and designs. They are characterized by thin, often carpets with extremly high knot density ((Shah Abbas pattern), but figural motifs also occur.