Oversized Antique Kerman Persian Rug 49335
Through the soft use of earthy tones around the background in this antique Persian Kerman rug, the figures at the foreground seem to rise out of a hazy mist, drawing attention to their motion and form as they mark the beautiful landscape within.
Beautiful Oversized Antique Kerman Persian Rug 49335, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Some carpets have a timeless, elegant character that cannot be duplicated in a carpet of more recent manufacture. This magnificent oversized antique Kerman carpet is a rare find for its warmth and detailed design. It was created around the turn of the 20th century in Kerman, which was an area known for carpets that were created for noblemen and the aristocracy since the 1500s.
The scale of this Persian carpet would make it a piece that is suitable to accompany larger architectural features, such as vaulted ceilings and large, formal columns. It has the formal character for which Kerman carpets are known. This carpet uses an allover design that creates a sense of spaciousness in the room. The lighter color of the carpet also supports this grand feeling of space.
Kerman was known as the home to master weavers who created larger-scale formal pieces to be used in palaces and formal buildings. This tradition continued through the early 1900s when this carpet was produced. They are known for carpets of a high knot count and fine weave that allowed them to create intricate designs in stunning detail. The size of the motifs in this carpet, combined with the soft colors, gives this carpet a light and airy feel.
Throughout this carpet, you can see traditional motifs, such as palmettes, lotus flowers, cloud band motifs, and a range of florals that are not often seen, such as pansies, lilies, and budding spring florals. This creates the feeling of an abundant garden in all of its glory. The design and fine level of detail in this antique carpet give it an almost sublime quality that it will carry into the interior design. This carpet has an elegance that is captivating. It would be the perfect addition to a traditional, elegant setting with its gentle color scheme and delicate design.