Antique Persian Lilihan Runner

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2'8" x 19'0" - 81cm x 579cm
C 1920
Wool pile, cotton warp & weft
Immerse yourself in the timeless allure of our Antique Persian Lilihan runner, a true gem 2'8" x 19' Crafted with precision and exquisite finesse, this rug hails from around 1920 and remains in excellent condition, a testament to its enduring quality. A symphony of red and blue colors adorns the rug's canvas, creating a harmonious blend that captivates the senses. Its fine weave is a testament to the skill of its creators, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship that has stood the test of time. Produced by Armenians south of the city of Arak in Persia, Lilihan rugs are celebrated for their distinctive designs. Traditionally featuring a curvilinear lattice adorned with traditional floral motifs and occasionally incorporating geometric elements, these rugs offer a rich tapestry of visual delight. One of the hallmark features of Lilihan rugs is the abundant use of pink, which, against a salamander background ornamented with khaki and brown, creates a captivating contrast. With a longer pile and often mid-sized, Lilihan rugs are versatile pieces that can be cherished and utilized in a variety of spaces. This rare find is more than just a rug; it's a piece of artistry that enriches your surroundings with its beauty and history. Whether placed underfoot or displayed as a work of art, this Antique Persian Lilihan Rug adds a touch of elegance and heritage to your space, inviting you to explore its intricate details and connect with a tradition that spans generations.