Magnificent Oversized Antique Persian Khorassan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – This gorgeous, delicately designed antique Persian Khorassan rug, from the 1920’s, has a romantic feel that is the perfect match in traditional and contemporary style trends. Khorassan is a traditional weaving center that is known for beautiful Persian area rugs of fine detail, durability, and softness. Khorassan artists are known for weaving antique rugs that have subtle colors and an almost watercolor-like appearance. They are a piece of fine artwork, as you can plainly see from this example.
Antique Persian Khorassan rugs are often soft and make an excellent floor covering, but they also tend to be softer colored which makes them easy to work with. This oversized rug uses an all-over pattern and has a wide border that creates a balanced and well-proportioned look with the field.
The colors or this highly decorative area rug feature pinks, burgundy, softened blues, and grays. Colors such as Romantic pink and classic Millennial Pink remain favorites in this year’s trends, and this rug would blend in beautifully. Another trend that is making headlines is using a rug to add a splash of color to a room of neutral grays and earth tones. This Persian Khorassan rug would add a touch of color, yet in a way that is soft and composed. It could be used to set the backdrop theme or to pull the room together or as the main focal point. But regardless of the application, this is one magnificently luxurious and high end antique area rug that will make an incredible addition to any home decor.
Persian Khorassan rugs are known for their formal designs and elegance. The finely rendered intricate florals in the design are reminiscent of the ancient gardens that once graced hidden courtyards and entrance of grand Persian palaces. It is suggestive of the everlasting beauty of the creations, masterful designs, and perfection in technique that have centuries of rug making tradition behind them. This antique finely woven and soft colored oversized Persian carpet is the perfect inspiration for any room that needs a piece that reflects refinement, and that has a sophisticated air.