Small Vase Design Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Rug Type / Country of Origin: Antique Persian Rugs; Circa Date: 1920 – The beautiful vase design of this antique Malayer rug gives it a casual charm and character. It brings a touch of nature indoors with its garden theme and background that is the color of water or sky. Malayer carpets are a unique group in their variety of techniques, colors, and imaginative designs. This large territory in Northwestern Persia that encompasses both urban areas and rural villages. As such, some of the most beautiful carpets in the world come from this region.
Malayer carpets are easily distinguished by their bold florals that have a playful, almost whimsical character. They are also known for their beautiful blue backgrounds and high detailed border designs. Carpets from Malayer can resemble the precision and carefully planned designs of the city carpet workshops, or they can have a more spontaneous and tribal character. Some of them, such as this piece, are a little of both.
The colors of this gorgeous antique have been softened by time, making it the perfect piece for adding a bit of color to a neutral palette. The rug has taken on an earthy palette filled with the colors of spice and the abundance of the earth. It adds an element of the natural world and would be the perfect piece for layering natural woods, and other elements that bring a bit of the outdoors inside. Persian rugs are finding their way into modern styles such as Scandinavian modern and adding interest in a white on white design.
This carpet has an old-world charm that is the perfect addition to a Boho chic room. It is also a bit on the shabby chic side, too, and would go perfectly with other vintage pieces throughout the space. It has a relaxed feel that is soft and composed. Malayer carpets are loved by collectors and interior designers for their calming designs and unique character that sets them apart. This gorgeous piece is the perfect beginning for creating your garden-inspired sanctuary away from the world.