Striking Antique Persian Isfahan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persia, Circa date: 1920 – Antique Persian Isfahan rugs are some of the most beautiful and delicate in the world, and this one is simply breathtaking. The Persian rug weavers of Isfahan have a history that goes back several centuries. They are known for creating good quality area rugs with a high level of detail and designs are both graceful and elegant. This Isfahan rug is an excellent example of their work and the fine craftsmanship for which they are known.
Isfahan artists are known for their brilliant red backgrounds and striking Persian blues. The city is home to a skilled dyeworks production that allowed them to use an impressive range of colors for their creations. Isfahan was once home to the famous carpet schools that were established during the 16th century to produce magnificent Persian rugs for the courts of the Safavid Dynasty. The now antique rugs were designed to show the wealth and skill of the dynasty. It was during this time when many of the classic designs and motifs that we still enjoy today were created.
This rug was created in the 1920s and is in the classical Isfahan style. Its elegant scrollwork and beautiful garden theme is a style that accentuated Art Deco-style homes throughout Europe and the USA. Now, this same design fits well into a traditional room or modern Grand Millennial style. The Oriental rugs from Persia are always a perfect complement to Boho Chic styles and rooms that need a splash of color and elegance.
The splendid garden theme and beautiful colors bring a touch of nature to the indoor space and will make a statement in the room. It is perfect for placing in front of a solid color sofa where it will add contrast and energy to the space. It is also perfect for a room of Queen Anne-style furniture with elegant scrollwork on the legs and arms. If you prefer the classic look only with modern upholstery and designs, Grand Millennial style is another option for using this striking piece.
You could also use it to create the perfect home office or to set aside a corner of the room dedicated to creativity and productivity. The rugs of Isfahan are some of the most beautiful in the world, and wherever you decide to use this piece, it will add elegance and refinement to the space. This rug is a fine example of why Isfahan carpets are favorites among rug connoisseurs, collectors, and interior decorators used to create exclusive interior designs.