Known is the ideal decorators’ carpet, this antique Dorokhsh rug is part of a regional sub-type associated with Khorassan. The Dorokhsh region is known for producing lavishly styled carpets for export to France. Reminiscent of ornate European carpets, this elegant Dorokhsh rug features an ornate floral arabesque set over a Rust / orange . Rendered in an elegant curvilinear style that is uniquely Persian, this lavish Dorokhsh rug features a highly decorative arabesque with spiraling tendrils and tremendous Shah Abbasi palmettes. Small-scale guardbands, delicately colored borders decorated with reciprocating floral motifs, and crenellated fence outer borders surround the stylish field. Antique Dorokhsh Carpets are very much a decorator's carpet. Colors tend to be subtle and Dorokhsh carpets can often be of substantial size. This makes them suitable for decorators since subdued rugs in large sizes are perfect for decorating better homes.