Carpet weaving has a long and rich history in Khorassan, translated as "rising sun" as befits a region on Iran’s eastern border. This fabulous antique Persian rug is a fine example of the venerable Khorassan craftsmanship. Its opulent allover design creates a dreamy vision of meandering vines, flower heads and palmettes, enclosed within a series of equally compelling borders, kept in the botanical and nature-related spirit of the whole composition. The autumnal color palette comprises of subtle shades of light gray, slate, beige, mauve, indigo, rust and warm brown, and creates a truly balanced and appealing mix, ready to match a vide variety of contemporary interior arrangements. The rug’s body, durable and soft, was masterfully hand-knotted of the best quality wool according to old and refined techniques which allowed the rug to survive until present day in excellent condition. If properly cared for, the antique Persian Khorassan carpet will serve its owners for generations, introducing recherché charm and timeless elegance to any modern space.