Large Size Fine Weave Decorative Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet, Country / Origin: Persia, date: 1920’s — A neutral shade of tan gives this antique Persian Khorassan rug circa 1920 a vast appeal. At the center of this carpet is a large rectangle containing the floral motifs and vine scrolls that are seen throughout the rug. This design structure is characteristic of Persian rugs of this era, and lends a certain recognizable appeal to the piece. The width of the borders vary and serve to draw the eye toward the center. Delicate shades of very light blue and creamy off-white keep this design light, while the swirling floral pattern is accented with deeper tones of navy blue. From the layered borders to the breathtakingly intricate floral pattern, this Persian rug is both delicate and dramatic.
East meets West with this antique Persian Khorassan rug. The Persian rugs of this type are revered for their soft decorative colors, opulence and complexity of the design. The lavish use of floral motifs reflects the poetry and connection to nature of the people who created it. This antique Oriental rug features a field of soft cream color that is sure to create a feeling that is tranquil and soothing.
The light blue and seafoam accents of the antique rug are reminiscent of the color of the sky. The neutral cream and earth tone backgrounds of the borders are reflective of the earth. This highly decorative antique carpet incorporates the elements of earth, water, and the flora life that depends on it in a stunning way. The soft coloration of the borders design add cohesion and symmetry that gives this light blue background antique Persian Khorassan rug a sense of order and completeness.
Since this is an extremely fine Persian rug, the weavers are showing off their skill by creating extremely refined and intricate floral designs. Though the rug has a tremendous amount of detailed patterns, the soft earthy coloration and wonderful use of negative space make it feel more open and not busy at all. The level of detail in the plant life that is depicted indicates the care, skill and artistry that went into designing this magnificent piece.
This antique Persian Khorassan rug is versatile enough that it could easily compliment a contemporary modern, traditional or even a Scandi interior design setting. This luxurious rug is so easy to work and live with. All you need is a floor and this extremely decorative rug will take care of the rest.