All Over Style Bijar Rugs

Examples:

Antique Bidjar Persian Lion Rug

Antique Bidjar Persian Lion Rug

Style: Bidjar / Bijar

Origin: Persia

Size: 5. ft 02 in x 14 ft 01 in (1.57 m x 4.29 m)

A monumental compartment design defined by bold, beaded strapwork unfolds down the length of this one-of-a-kind Bidjar. Lush acanthus leaves and lotus palmettes fill the various compartments against the imposing dark ground, while heraldic lions rear across the strapwork borders. The finely wrought detail of the ‘turtle’ vinescroll main border offers an appropriate contrast to the monumental scale and bolder graphics of the field, with ivory ground vinescroll minor borders to underscore the framing function. The classic Bidjar palette of rich reds, golds, green, and blue provides the perfect complement to the design.



Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th century

Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th century

Very slight end fraying. 7 ft. x 4 ft. 8 in.



Antique Bidjar Persian Rug

Antique Bidjar Persian Rug

Style: Bidjar / Bijar

Origin: Persia

Size: 13 ft 01 in x 20 ft 10 in (3.99 m x 6.35 m)

A gently dynamic allover network of curling, ribbon-like soft red vinescrolls unfolds symmetrically across the pale blue ground of this elegant antique Bijar, gracefully punctuated by large palmettes, thin tendrils, and flowers. The palmettes are further embellished by fine, lace-like interior flowers. The border has similar palmettes linked by large soft red arabesque s-shaped vines of classic Persian derivation, effectively tying in with the palette of the field while still providing a contrasting frame.



Antique Bidjar Kilim Carpet Kordestan 19th C
Antique Bidjar Kilim Carpet Kordestan 19th C

ca. 372 x 167 cm



Bidjar Carpet Kordestan Province 20th C

Bidjar Carpet Kordestan Province 20th C

ca. 360 x 267 cm



Bijar Rug Northwest Persia, Kurdistan, late 19th century

Bijar Rug Northwest Persia, Kurdistan, late 19th century

ca. 235 x 125 cm. Village rug with glowing colors, especially the fire red ground, and a row of animals at the top. Minimal traces of age; black-brown corroded.
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