Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1880 – The Antique Persian Sultanabad rugs are known as some of the most beautiful rugs in the world, and this beautiful fiery tone on tone ivory background rug stands out as unique in its class. This antique area rug was created in the 1880’s when the industry of Persian rugs was undergoing an effort to return it to its former glory. Many master rug weavers were reviving the traditional designs that emerged during the 16th century and giving them new life.
These antique rugs were highly desirable by the industrialists of the time as a sign of their newfound wealth. The designs were elegant and lavish and found their way into sitting parlors and formal dining rooms throughout Victorian homes. If your home happens to be a grand Victorian or Queen Anne-style home, this room size area rug will give it an authentic look.
Many contemporary designers are also turning to Persian rugs to add a sense of formality and rich colors to the design. This one is small enough to serve as carpeting in a larger modern apartment where its beautiful reds will add color and vibrancy. The gorgeous floral designs of this carpet give it elegance and create graceful curves throughout the piece.
It is an all-over design, which makes the design appear to extend into the rest of the space beyond the borders. This technique reflects the grand carpets that were once a part of the Golden Age of carpet weaving during the Safavid Dynasty. These rug designs with a larger scale tend to make the room look more open and airier. This rug would be the perfect foundation for a formal dining table, or for adding color to contemporary furniture in neutral grays or creams.
This is a breathtaking antique ivory background Persian Sultanabad rug with a striking design that shows the range of artistry and skill of Persian rug weavers. It is an excellent piece for the collector or interior designer who needs to add the finishing touch to a traditional design. This Persian Sultanabad rug will set the tone for a room in bright colors and would be perfect for the more recent trend of red walls and saturated colors that has become popular. It is a truly unique piece that does not come around often.