Small Decorative Light Blue Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs; Circa Date: 1920 – Antique Malayer rugs have a tribal charm that makes them favorites among collectors and interior designers. The floral motifs and gorgeous colors of this rug make it a versatile addition to a number of contemporary and traditional styles. The design elements are large in scale compared to the overall size of the rug. This enhances the tribal character of the rug and gives it a folk art quality.
The design of this rug has horizontal and vertical symmetry. The pattern repeats from the center, with all of the florals radiating from the center. It is similar to a medallion design. Only the central floral pattern is not as prominent. All of the design elements in the field of the rug are given equal weight, which gives the rug a balanced and formal feel. The deep blue background is rich, yet the colors have been softened by time, creating a feeling of warmth and coziness.
This is a gorgeous antique rug that has an earthy and organic feel. It would be the perfect addition to a neutral room to add a touch of color, only in a way that is delicate and understated. It could easily complement natural wood tones, plants, and a room filled with exotic textures and colors. It has a shabby chic character that is perfect for adding an ageless and timeless appeal to the space.
This piece would add its character and charm to a Boho chic room, too. It is a bit on the eclectic side and would add a classic, ancient feel to the patterns and textures in the room. It is a charming piece for creating a space that is cozy, relaxing, and perfect for restoring the soul. Malayer rugs are known for their character and the use of traditional Persian motifs, only in a way that is a bit exotic. This is a gorgeous piece with a soft, natural feel that will create a space that is the perfect sanctuary.