Fine Floral Medallion Vintage Silk Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century – Qum is an ancient city in the central part of Iran that is home to many pilgrimage sites and shrines. It is also known for its beautiful rugs that are considered some of the most beautiful in the world. This breathtaking silk rug was created in the latter part of the twentieth century and demonstrates the high level of artistry for which Persian Qum rugs are known.
The city of Qum is a relative newcomer when it comes to making Persian rugs, and it only began producing them in the early part of the 20th century. The many different visitors from all over the world and the centuries-old traditions of Persian rug weaving allowed it to create a unique style. The vintage Persian rugs from Qum are considered to be some of the most beautiful and refined examples in the world, and they are also some of the most collectible.
The complexity of Qum rug designs, quality craftsmanship, and high knot counts that allow for intricate detail make them stand out in the world of fine silk Persian carpets. This beautiful piece uses is vibrant colors and details that almost have a French Rococo feel.
Qum rugs are often found in smaller sizes, and many of them were meant to be hung on the wall – like tapestries. Silk is a durable material and has a soft texture. This exquisite silk Qum rug will bring a touch of elegance to any room of the home. It is a smaller piece, which could be used as an accent piece or to create a charming vignette in a corner of the room.
This vintage Qum rug has a delicate yet sophisticated feel. Its formal quality draws on a traditional medallion design. This area rug demonstrates a complexity in the design that makes it a fine example of the artistry of the Persian rug weavers in Qum. This is a gorgeous Qum carpet that will add charm and elegance to any room.