Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug 47518

Size: 3 ft 7 in x 10 ft (1.09 m x 3.05 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

Antique Persian rugs of Malayer origin are among the most distinctive of all antique Oriental rugs. Blending traditional elements of tribal design with the sophistication of classical Persian design, pieces such as this Malayer demonstrate a harmony of aesthetics.

Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Persia, c. 1900 – Here is a wonderful antique Persian Malayer runner, composed of a subdued pallet of of soft golds and blues. A quiet allover design of repeating floral elements, woven in soft gold tones against the blue field, give this Persian rug a characteristic quality of harmony and balance. The gorgeous, exemplary patina that dances through the length of this runner is truly a beautiful site to behold, a strong testament to the unique qualities espoused exclusively by authentic antique rugs. The overall impression left by this charming antique Malayer runner is one of calm and understated beauty, aesthetic qualities in as high demand today as they were at the turn of the twentieth century, when this piece first saw the light of day. A wonderful middle ground between the heavily geometric tribal rugs of Northern Persia and the classically composed rugs of Tabriz or Sultanabad, this ephemeral, soothing Malayer is a testament to the value of understated design, while also representing the merits of genuine, classical composition.

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