Beautiful Large Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – This beautiful antique Persian carpet is of a fine weave and supple handle and feel. Sultanabad carpets are known for their rich designs and soft feel underfoot. They also tend to be on the larger size and are perfect for those who have a larger space to fill.
This Sultanabad was produced around 1900, using a carpet weaving tradition that goes back to the 16th century. Carpets from Sultanabad produced in the early part of the 20th century have a particular collector’s appeal and among professional designers. This is because Sultanabad carpets use rich textures that both stand out and blend well with classic architecture. This carpet has a classic design that adds warmth and elegance to the room.
This carpet uses traditional symbols throughout the design. You can find the herati motif, which is a symbol of water and its connection to life itself. It also contains the peony, or lotus, and flowers, such as the hyacinth. These symbols have a traditional meaning and reflect the designer’s thoughts and ideas behind the carpet.
This carpet has a formal, all-over design that is refined and sophisticated. The design does have a central design, but it is not a traditional medallion design. Instead, it has an all-over design that is centered on the field. It has the formal symmetry of a medallion carpet, but the central design is not as prominent. The carpet has a large, repeating pattern that creates uniformity and balance.
This is a captivating carpet that uses vibrant, earthy tones and a design that comes together in an almost sublime way. It shows the trained skill of a carpet designer. The fine knot count of the carpet is most apparent in the intricate design of the elaborate borders. The designer used contrast in scale of the design between the field and border designs, creating another layer of artistic complexity.
This is a breathtaking carpet design that shows the skill of the Sultanabad weavers of the early 20th century. It stands as an excellent example that supports the popularity of these carpets among collectors. It would make an excellent addition to a formal, traditional design. It could also serve as a point of contrast in a more contemporary design. This antique carpet will add a luxurious and cozy feel to any space that it occupies.