Beautiful Small Scatter Size Antique Israeli Marbediah Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Israeli Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – Vibrant, lively colors and solid lines work to create an Israeli rug that has a distinctively tribal Persian rug feel. The design of this signed Israeli Marbediah rug is based on squares and rectangles that is indicative of Scandinavian rugs. The simple geometric shapes and motifs, are carried out in their simplest form, giving this jewel tone colored rug a pastoral quality.
The design of the Judaica rug is based on squares and triangles. The overall shape of the rug creates a rectangle that is perpendicular to the rectangles of the central design. The main border points to the central design, while the secondary borders bring uniformity. The repetition of the flowers in the secondary border on the outside of the rug and around the central motif give this small scatter size rug a sense of unity and balance.
The design of this small scatter size antique Israeli Marbediah rug has symmetry both vertically and horizontally. Although there is a central rectangle that forms the center of the Marbediah rug, the focus of the rug is on the length created by the repeating rectangular pattern in the center.
The brilliant red used as the background of the Israeli Marbediah rug brings a sense of warmth. This is accented by blues, salmons, yellows, and browns to add color and balance out the brilliance of the red. The design of the antique rug has a strong sense of balance and rhythm that is accomplished through repeating design elements.
The design itself offers much is versatility and could complement any number of interior designed rooms. It is symmetrical both for vertically and horizontally, featuring the vertical orientation of the design. This small scatter size antique Israeli Marbediah rug would work well as an accent piece, under a coffee table, or in any space that needs a touch of traditional taste.