Stunning Navy Blue Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa date: 1920 – Antique Persian Malayer rugs are known for their rich, vibrant colors and their distinctive tribal flavor. This small antique Persian blue Malayer area rug was created in the 1920s and will make a beautiful addition to any room. The Malayer Persian rugs are from an area in northwest Persia that is known for smaller size area rugs, such as this one. This makes them perfect for your loft or any room of the home. In a larger space, this navy blue background color rug could serve as an accent piece or set aside space for conversation or a home office.
The rich navy blue background of this antique rug creates the perfect backdrop for an earthy range of colors that includes salmon, beige, and brilliant red. One of the characteristics that make Malayer rugs unique is their range of traditional designs that have blended with local traditions to create a unique look.
Around the border of this rug, you will find the boteh symbol. This symbol has a rich history and is sometimes called the “seed” or “flame” motif. This symbol represents eternity or everlasting life. Malayer rugs come in both all-over and medallion designs. At first, and this one appears to be a medallion design as one of the pattern repeats is placed almost in the center, but if you look at the ends of the rug, it is an all-over pattern with a vertical symmetry.
Antique Oriental and Persian rugs are a welcome element in any home interior design. One of the suggestions for using them is to choose two colors from the rug and use them as accessories throughout the space. The rich colors of this rug are the perfect foundation for contemporary furniture in solid grays, beiges, and or other earthy tones. A modern glass-top table would allow you to show off this piece and enjoy its gorgeous colors and abstract floral motifs.
Designers are using elements that evoke the natural world to create serenity and peace within the space. The deep navy blue background color of this small size antique Persian Malayer scatter size rug and tribal floral designs are reminiscent of a summer garden under the moonlight. This rug will make a beautiful addition to any room of the home or office where you want to bring a touch of nature indoors.