2.8 x 3.4 New Bidjar Sampler Rug, Split Arabesque Design

A new Persian Bidjar “sampler” rug with a version of the famous Split Arabesque format. In the 19th century, small “Samplers” were woven to show a prospective client what a larger carpet might look like. This is a contemporary version of what might have been woven in the 19th century.