Fascinating Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug, Rug Type / Country of Origin: Antique Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1910s – This magnificent Sultanabad carpet from the first decade of the 20th century features a splendid range of vibrant colors and a design that is a variation on a classic design. This is one of those special pieces that is unique and stands out for its colors and designs that create an almost sublime quality.
Sultanabad is known for its carpets that excel in their original designs and use of colors. This carpet uses an allover pattern with graceful, sweeping lines and traditional motifs executed in fine detail. Sultanabad carpets are known for their fine weave, high quality, and wide range of unique designs.
This Persian carpet features a large-scale pattern and bright colors that will make the room appear more spacious and expansive. Large-scale green boteh designs fill the surface, each one containing a peony flower. The boteh is an ancient tribal symbol that represents the flame, or a universe. In some cultures, it represents a seed and the beginning of life. The peony is a symbol of power. The carpet also features a variation of the herati design, which is a symbol for water and its connection to abundant life on earth.
The colors of this carpet and bold designs create a piece that will make a statement in a range of design styles. It will add sophistication and elegance to a traditional or historic design. The abstract nature of the design and brilliant colors would also allow it to create a striking addition to a contemporary room. However, if Boho chic is your definition of style, this is an essential piece with its fabulous display of colors and the boteh, which would eventually become the paisley. It is a superb piece that has a romantic quality that does not come around often.