Beautiful Small Size Antique Persian Khorassan Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1920 – This gorgeous, delicate antique Khorassan rug from the 1920s 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 rugs of fine detail, durability, and softness. Khorassan artists are known for 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.
Khorassan rugs are often thick and make an excellent floor covering, but they are also soft underfoot. This piece is a smaller size, which makes it perfect for any space. It 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 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 rug would add a bit of color, yet in a way that is soft and composed. It could be used to set the theme or to pull the room together.
Khorassan rugs are known for their formal designs and elegance. The majestic cypress trees and range of florals in the design are reminiscent of the ancient gardens that once graced hidden courtyards and entrance of grand Persian palaces. The cypress tree is a symbol of longevity and everlasting life. 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 carpet is the perfect inspiration for any room that needs a piece that reflects refinement, and that has a sophisticated air.