A Magnificent Antique Brown Artistic Floral Design Flat Woven Bessarabian Kilim Rug, Origin: Romania, Circa: 1900 – Without a doubt, the antique flatwoven Bessarabian kilim rugs have been some of the most sought after types of area rugs for decades. These area rugs from Romania have a unique look that is the product of an amalgam approach to the design which combines the looks and feels of patterns from all across the silk rout as well as Europe.
This specific antique brown color background and all over floral design Bessarabian kilim rug features a lovely array of floral sprays in soft green-blue, mauve, pale apricot, and soft red floats happily across the deep chocolate ground of this wonderful antique Bessarabian kilim, surrounded by a vine-scroll border with similar coloration. Bessarabian weavings combine the color sensibility of European design with the weaving textures of Turkish kilims. The naturalistic floral drawing style is derived from western European rugs and tapestries, and in this example the blend is simply superb. The colors of this piece – simultaneously rich but soft – are especially beautiful.
This antique flatwoven floral Romanian Bessarabian Kilim rug is an ideal choice for people who are looking to buy area rugs that are transitional in nature and that could work in many different home decor approaches. The earthy colors are the perfect foundation to allow the more open large scale and lighter colors floral design motifs and elements to pop. The sophistication of this rug, combined with its wonderful use of color and large scale design motifs are what allow this piece to work in more classic and traditional decors such as the Romantic interior design settings just as easily as they could work in a far more rustic, even modern or Farmhouse interior design approach. It is the type of rug that will enhance everything around it but it’s quiet luxury style look and feel wont take away or distract.