Antique Oversize rugs and antique Oversized carpets - Rugs in general come in a wide array of sizes that are readily available from most carpet galleries. Scatter, area and runner sized rugs can be found in any store that specialize in Persian Rugs and Oriental Rugs, but among these classic sizes are large oversize rugs that are in a league of their own. Prized for their beauty and expanded coverage, the large oversize rugs and carpets were commissioned by elite patrons and often held by families and private collectors for decades. Throughout history, commissioning oversize rugs has always been the easiest way to acquire one of these elusive pieces. Due to the time and materials needed to produce these oversize rugs and oversize carpets in today's market, it may prove more practical and economical for people to look first at what is readily available in antique rugs rather than commission a brand new rug. Below is a selection of oversize rugs and large oversized carpets ("Palace Size") from our collection.
Browse through our collection to become acquainted with the facets and phenomenal style of these impossibly large works of art. Sheer size is not the only differentiator that sets these pieces apart from other antique oriental rugs and room-sized carpets. Due to the distinguished audience, these monumental carpets feature the finest and most luxurious materials. The colors and tonal palettes are phenomenal and widely varied. From bright, bold reds to chic pastels, these opulent pieces were created to flatter the most elegant interiors in the world. Today, these exceptional palace-sized carpets still grace the marble, stone and parquet floors of the greatest and grandest manors, villas and estates. The broad borders and expansive decorations featured in these opulent oversized rugs are the perfect accompaniment to elegant, traditional interiors. Thanks to their global origins in the royal weaveries of France and the workshops of Persia's most prestigious master weavers, these monumental antique carpets feature a tremendous variety of styles and colors. Worthy of the most distinguished homes, palace-sized carpets still reflect an aura of status, personal achievement and unparalleled luxury.
Antique Oversized and Large Palaced Size Rugs / Carpets: