Antique Marbediah Israeli Rug 45258
This exceptional antique Marbedia rug from Israel features geometric designs and floral borders representing a convergence of influences from the east and the west.
2 ft 7 in (0.79 m)
4 ft 9 in (1.45 m)
Marbedia, Israel, Early 20th Century – Created in Israel, this antique Marbedia rug features a striking combination of fiery aniline red paired with accents in cobalt and ivory. Repeating medallions with club-like extensions that extend off the field complement the geometric background pattern, which is comprised of small-scale repeats and floral motifs flanked by arching swags. Traditional guardbands featuring tomato-red floral motifs paired with blue vinescrolls encircle the fiery red field alongside matching borders decorated with cabbage roses featuring carefully outlined petals rendered in contrasting shades of cobalt blue and soft pink. Woven circa 1920, this brilliant antique Marbedia rug from Israel features complex geometric patterns and traditional motifs with Persian influences all rendered in a striking combination of ivory, cobalt blue and aniline red.