Fine Antique Persian Kerman Vase Design Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – Kerman rugs were some of the most sought after among collectors and interior designers throughout Europe and the United States beginning in the late 19th century. This gorgeous piece was created in the 1920s and will add its rich elegance to any interior. Not only is this rug beautiful, but it also has a fascinating story.
Kerman is a traditional weaving center that was established during the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th century. During this time, they refined their technique to create rugs with intricate details and delicate designs. Rugs from the area were known for their beautiful colors, soft textures, and durability. Their skill was known throughout the world.
In the early 19th century, the city of Kerman was burned to the ground during a period of civil unrest. Many of the Kerman weavers escaped to the nearby town of Lavar, where they quickly set up shop and began work again. Rugs created during this time are known as Lavar Kermans and are considered some of the most beautiful in the world. The weavers of Lavar and Kerman learned from each other, and the results are simply divine.
This beauty has the elegance and fine details that you expect from a Kerman rug. It has a floral Persian vase design that is filled with delicate flowers and traditional motifs. The delicate pinks and light blues of the antique rug add a touch of color to the room that is gentle and gracious. It would make the perfect addition to a room with pinks or light blues. It could also inspire a room with neutral gray, where it would add a touch of color to break up the design.
Kerman rugs are versatile. They have a design that can easily blend into a formal setting, but the traditional designs and motifs also have a more tribal quality, too. This rug is the perfect addition to your room, whether your style is on the more formal side or a bit more casual and relaxed.