Fine Antique Vase Design Persian Isfahan Prayer Rug. Country of Origin / Rug type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – This gorgeous Persian vase design carpet recalls the glory and splendor of the Royal Courts of the Safavid Dynasty. This antique Persian Isfahan rug is special because it not only features a gorgeous vase design, it also has a mihrab, or prayer niche. The colors are striking and vibrant. This fine Persian Prayer rug was woven in Isfahan which is one of the most ancient and revered rug weaving cities in Persia.
The unique design of this carpet alludes to its importance in religious practice. As such, this small size rug has been cared for in a way that kept it in excellent condition and has allowed its colors to remain bright. Persian rugs are finding their way into a wide range of interior decor styles. This one has a formality and elegance that allow it to fit in a wide range of traditional and classic styles.
The antique rug has horizontal symmetry, which gives it a sense of balance. The design moves upwards towards the peak of the mihrab, which also gives it direction. The directional design of this rug makes it perfect for highlighting an architectural feature in the space, such as a fireplace or beautiful view.
This beautiful rug has many of the classic elements that you find in fine Persian rugs, such as cloud bands, sickle leaves, and a range of other designs. It has a classic appearance that will add a regal touch to the room design.
The artist used saturated tones to create contrast and mid-tones to add a sense of delicacy and refinement to the design. It has a high level of detail in the design, showing the skill of both the designer. It is a special piece with an unusual design, and it would make a perfect addition to any collection. It is one of those pieces where color and design come together in a way that is almost sublime. This is one of the reasons why vase carpets are some of the most treasured pieces in the world.