Antique Malayer Runner, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century — The authentically aged appearance of this early-20th century Persian Malayer runner rug speaks to the true collector. The use of earthy shades of brown combined with the traditional patterning of this piece are indicative of Persian rugs of this era. At the center of this carpet, the stylized designs are most intricate. Bordering the complex designs that are central to this piece are designs of a more geometrical variety. The contrast of these two elements is striking and this juxtaposition serves to enhance the overall aesthetics of this particular rug. Uneven fading of the color and patterns over time shows the age of this area rug in a way that is utterly charming. The rustic appeal of this antique rug is undeniable, immediately emitting the feeling of the true piece of history that it is.