Gorgeous Antique Persian Bidjar Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa date: 1920 – Bidjar is a market center located approximately 150 miles south of the famous Persian rug weaving city of Tabriz. In the early part of the 20th century, Tabriz was home to a major rug weaving center where some of the most beautiful and finely crafted area rugs were produced. This gorgeous piece is an excellent example of Bidjar carpets with its tribal flavor and beautiful design.
The antique Persian rugs from this area often use traditional motifs and designs, only they give them a unique artistic flair that makes them recognizable. A rounded rug medallion is often used, and this one has a more rounded floral style that is an example of this stylistic interpretation. The anchor like shapes on either side of the medallion are another characteristic of the antique rugs from this area.
One of the characteristics of antique Persian Bidjar rugs that makes them stand out is an impressive range of colors. This is only possible with access to dyers who are highly skilled in their craft. This carpet has a magnificent range of reds, blues, greens, pinks, salmons, and browns. The colors of this rug are vibrant and energetic. It would be the perfect addition to a Boho Chic room with its tribal flavor and wide range of colors.
The antique Persian Bidjar carpets are known for their strength and durability. The pile is beaten heavily to create a durable area rug that is stiffer and has excellent wear characteristics. Another characteristic that stands out about them is their densely packed background. This gives them an ornate and formal feel.
A Bidjar carpet will bring elegance to any home decor. They are perfect for a traditional room setting, or a room with fine antiques. They are also perfect for a contemporary room and for adding color to a room with solid furniture. One of the ways that designers use these carpets is to allow them to be the focal point in the room, using few accessories in the rest of the design. This tribal rug from the 1920’s gives you plenty of opportunity for using colorful accessories and accents throughout the space. This is a small size area rug that will make an excellent addition to a smaller apartment in the city. It is a perfect foundation for a conversation area or home office.