Beautiful Large Antique Persian Kerman Area Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 – Fine Antique Persian Kerman area rugs have an elegance and mystique that gives the room an exotic and well-traveled look. This large size area rug was woven around the turn of the 20th century when they were considered to be symbols of the newfound wealth of the industrial era. The gorgeous light blue background color of this rug creates a mysterious feel that highlights the earthy tones of its borders and floral design.
This rug features a classic traditional design that has its roots during the Safavid Dynasty when many of these designs were created by formal weaving schools for use in palaces and public spaces. The city of Kerman was known for designs that are elegant and that that have a unique artistic quality. Many of the rug designs were inspired by the formal gardens and reflecting pools that surrounded the palaces. These magnificent Persian area rugs remained favorites in traditional designs for their refined feel.
This rug features an all-over design in earthy blues and neutrals. It has a shabby chic feel that is perfect for giving the room a sense of timelessness. The design is graceful and shows the skillful and trained eye of a professional artist. Kerman was known for designs that show a masterful level of artistry and skill. It has a longstanding reputation for producing some of the most beautiful carpets in the world.
This roughly 14 x 20 size area rug has a classic design and would make the perfect addition to traditional room designs or in a Victorian home. Antique rugs from Persia have continued to hold a special place in the world of interior design, and today, they are being used as a complement to contemporary designs where they are used to soften the hard lines. This finely woven large size Persian Kerman area rug has a large scale floral design theme that is perfect for bringing an element of nature into the space. This would be a gorgeous piece for your country farmhouse, a Boho Chic-inspired design, or for a room that is an eclectic collection of your favorite things.