Rare 1870s Antique Botteh Afshar

The Botteh motif is a common element of antique Caucasian rugs. Botteh, or paisley as it is known in the Western world, originated in Persian. The word means bush, shrub, thicket, or bramble. The motif was a major textile pattern in Ancient Persia. Antique Afshar rug Common colors include crimson, saffron gold, ivory, burnt orange and sienna.

5’10” x 6’4″