Late 19th Century Antique Persian Farahan Rug with Modern Style, Gallery Rug 6’11 x 13’01 From Esmaili Rugs Collection. Sophisticated and full of character, this late 19th century antique Persian Farahan rug combines traditional character with modern style. With its refined color palette and bold elemental nature, this stately antique Farahan rug is immersed in Persian history and embodies true rectilinear design. The Herati motif is widely used in Iran and believed to represent the small fishes come up just beneath the surface of the water to swim in the full moon’s reflection. The lively all-over Herati pattern embellished with serrated details combined with playful florals unfold a well-balanced composition. The geometric floral motifs and Herati designs evoke the interior ornamental detail and coloration throughout and contrast beautifully with the ivory field. The main border showcases an abstract floral pattern that complements the traditional reciprocating series of delicate guard borders. With its masterful mix of modern and historical, this antique Persian Farahan rug is well suited for traditional, transitional, contemporary and modern industrial interiors. Measures: 06’11 x 13’01.