Beautiful Antique Persian Senneh Geometric Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa date: 1880 – This gorgeous rug uses rich colors and has a regal feel. The symmetrical design would be perfect for a formal setting. This finely woven antique Persian Senneh area rug was created in the 1880’s at a time when they were only beginning to become available on the marketplace beyond their region.
Persian rugs were often found in Victorian homes, and they are perfect for a room of fine antiques. The classic design of this Persian Senneh rug is an excellent addition to give a Grand Millennial design a timeless look. One of the characteristics of the antique rugs from the area of Senneh that makes them stand out is their use of traditional tribal designs and motifs throughout the piece. This one features a motif that is known as the boteh. This symbol was often called the eternal flame or seed motif. It represents the seed of life, and the garden motifs surrounding it support the theme.
Senneh carpets are finely woven area carpets and often show the precision and symmetry we expect to see in carpets produced in the larger cities. This gives them a handcrafted feel that reminds you of the work and craftsmanship that went into creating the piece. The concentric diamond pattern of the rug is often found throughout the region and makes them unique.
Rugs from Senneh are considered some of the most beautiful in the world and are favorites among antique and Oriental rug collectors. The mid to late 1800’s is considered the “Golden Age” of rug making in this tiny area. Some of the area rugs created during this era are considered important works of art, the region is known for some of the most beautiful and durable area rugs outside of the formal rug weaving schools of the major cities. They are known for their fine quality and tight area rug weave.
Interior designers often choose the rug before choosing the other major furniture pieces of the room. Finding beautiful area rugs that inspire you will allow you to create a theme in the room that speaks to you personally and creates a comfortable environment.
This is the perfect area rug for placing in front of a solid color sofa or at the foot of a bed. It is small enough for an apartment or to use in a layered carpet look in a larger room. It is it gorgeous piece from a part of the country that has a long history of producing breathtaking works of art that are perfect for a range of traditional and contemporary styles. This magnificent 19th century rug will make a beautiful addition to your home.