Magnificent Antique Persian Isfahan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persia, Circa date: 1920 – In the 16th century, Isfahan was a center for the arts, and the Persian rug weaver centers established under Shah Abbas created some of the most beautiful and memorable masterpieces of the world. Throughout its long Oriental rug history, Isfahan remained a center that was known for producing breathtaking pieces with design and color combinations that makes them stand out as exquisite collectors’ pieces. They are also the perfect foundation for inspiring interior designs. This piece was created around the 1920s and shows the influence of 500 years of history that defined the fine rug weaving traditions for which this city was known.
The antique Persian Isfahan rugs are known for their brilliant jewel-tone colors and precise symmetry that gives them a formal feel. They are known for their fine detail and beautiful artistry that gives them an almost three dimensional effect. The central medallion of this floral Isfahan rug looks as if you are peering up at the dome of a mosque or cathedral.
The designs of the pendants surrounding the central medallion also have a three-dimensional effect that is similar to what was found in Art Deco architecture and art of the same time. The level of design mastery that it took to create the dimensional qualities of this antique rug and exquisite detail make it a beautiful piece for a collection or an interior design that will stand out.
This gorgeous piece has a design and color palette that come together in an almost sublime way. It is a smaller piece and will make the perfect foundation for a dining nook or as part of a layered carpet look in a Boho Chic room. This is a versatile piece that is formal enough to hold up in a traditional or Grand Millennial room design. Its rug colors give it an elegance and sophistication that will elevate any space. This is also the perfect size area rug for placing underneath the end of a bed for an exotic, restful sanctuary.
Interior designers often choose Persian rugs as the foundation of the room design, and this piece is perfect for a unique and inspired design in any room of the home. Whether you place it underneath a glass-top coffee table or use it to define a small corner office, this rug will add beauty and a unique personality to your interior space.