Antique Malayer Carpet, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 — Magnificent artistry and dramatic design imbue this antique rug with majestic beauty. Woven by hand in the famous village of Malayer, long recognized for the rich colors and sophisticated design of their carpets, this stunning piece boasts rich detail, flawless symmetry, and complex geometry. The piece begins with a crenellated fence, long considered a symbol of protection. This fence frames a broad border defined by the intricate geometry of its breathtakingly pattern. Floral motifs rendered in gold, cocoa, and copper and dominate the border. This gives way to a second crenellated fence, which itself surrounds the magnificent heart of the piece. Golden geometry flows across a deep chocolate field in a marvelous display of symmetrical genius. Rich detail and supremely elegant design create a masterful work, ensuring a stunning artistic statement.