Antique Kashan Rug 3'3'' x 5'. The ruby red niche-shaped field, spot worn and otherwise compromised, shows two pairs of facing pheasants or phoenixes, flanking a tall, central motif of giant barbed double leaves, a central navy medallion and a topmost guilloche ring. Navy spandrels with powerful volutes and thin lateral colonettes. Navy and cream large reciprocal border with palmettes. Cotton foundation, well-woven.