Breathtaking Small Size Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This gorgeous colorful Persian tribal antique Malayer rug has a gorgeous color palette and a primitive feel that bring an earthy feel to the space. Malayer carpets are village made rugs that are known for their beautiful designs and color combinations. This one features browns, blues, and rusts that are perfect for modern eco-inspired spaces. It is a beautiful antique area rug that is over a century old.
Malayer rugs have a primitive quality that reminds us of our connection to the earth and to those who live close to it. It features abundant plant motifs and abstract geometric shapes. The theme of the piece reflects the idea of life springing forth from earth and water to create an abundant landscape. The piece is reminiscent of the formal reflecting pools that were often found in palace courtyards.
Malayer Persian rug weavers often borrowed elements from the city weaving centers nearby and combined them with local motifs that have been handed down for many centuries. This gives them an almost endless design repertoire, making every rug a unique piece. This one combines the formal medallion that is a common element of court carpets, but the artist filled in the background with an array of plants, fish, and other tribal motifs. On the outer border of the carpet, you will see the boteh symbol or eternal flame. Water is of particular importance to these tribal cultures, and this rug honors this life-giving element of nature.
Persian rugs are finding their way into a range of interior decor styles and are the perfect addition to any room of the house. The tribal feel of this area rug makes it perfect for a Boho chic design room, and it could also complement a traditional room. It is versatile with its nature-inspired theme, combined with formal rug designs elements.
This breathtaking tribal Malayer rug is the perfect addition to contemporary design trends and will create a theme that can be further developed through the accessories that you choose throughout the space. It will fit comfortably in front of a sofa or under a dining room table. It can be used to create a soft landing for your feet in the bedroom or for the perfect accent for any room of the home.