Beautiful Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – Sultanabad carpets are favorites among collectors for their striking colors and beautiful tribal designs. One of the more popular styles of carpets is the spectacular all-over designs that tend to make the room look more spacious and open. This beautiful Sultanabad rug was created around the turn of the 20th century.
The contrasting colors of this carpet are rich and warm. The border of the carpet is wide and creates a sense of space. The floral design against a midnight background creates the feeling of a garden kissed by the light of the moon. The colors of the field are transformed in a similar way that the moonlight transforms hues and softens them.
The artist of this Persian carpet used a simple color palette of reds, grays, blues, browns, and ivory in a design that creates complexity. This carpet was created with an intricate level of detail that requires a high level of skill and a high knot count to achieve. The artistic talent and skill of the weavers are apparent in the work.
Sultanabad carpets are some of the most beautiful city carpets and work well in a formal setting. They are elegant, but still have a tribal character in the traditional designs and motifs that are used. The quality and design of Sultanabad carpets make them a favorite among collectors and designers, so much so that they are becoming more difficult to find on the open market. Many of them have already found their home in private estates, which means that when you do find one, it is a rare find.
This antique carpet is a captivating piece that would work in a traditional room, where it would add a formal quality to the space. It would also make the perfect addition to a contemporary space with its vibrant color and brilliant design. Regardless of where you choose to place this versatile piece, it is the perfect addition to any collection.