This stunning rug contains a prominent ornate red, gold, ivory, brown and blue large floral pattern on a deep red field. Cascading flowers and palmate leaves and vines extend all over the rug. Made of naturally veg dyed wool on cotton foundation. The meticulous, careful attention to detail in these woven works of art lends them a distinctive, dramatic quality seen only in this category of rugs. Sarouk or Saruk is a small province north of Sultanabad in west Persia. Farahan were woven in the village of Sarouk but carpets given the name Farahan are of a distinct and exceptional type. These antique oriental rugs were made over a period of one hundred years beginning in the mid 18th century. They have an asymmetrical knot on a cotton ground the wefts are dyed blue or occasionally pinkish red. This rug is made by master weavers by Himalayan rug weavers. Size 4.3 x 6.7 feet.