Beautiful Large Oversized Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug, Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – Sultanabad is an area that is known for producing some of the most beautiful rugs in the world. This magnificent piece was produced around the turn of the century and shows the skill and artistry for which the area is known. Sultanabad is known for more casual Persian rugs and designs motifs that have been a part of this rug making tradition for centuries.
Greens are becoming increasingly popular in interior design this year. They add an earthy quality to the space, and this Persian Sultanabad rug embodies it with a beautiful green background that accents the intricate floral motifs. It features an all-over pattern that is balanced in color and design.
The designs and motifs of Sultanabad rugs have a formal quality that complements traditional decor. Rugs from this area also find their way into contemporary designs and act as the focal point of the room. Often, designers use beautifully patterned rugs as a contrast to the solid, neutral furniture.
This rug would add a soft touch of warmer colors to a neutral gray or beige room. The grays, browns, greens and blues are highlighted by brilliant rustic red accents. Antique Persian Sultanabad rugs are known for their durable wool that is soft underfoot. They make a visual impact, which makes them a favorite among interior designers and collectors.
Many of these magnificent antique area rugs are of a larger scale and were often woven on a family level. Persian antique Sultanabad rugs often feature all-over designs with floral motifs spaced in a way that makes the rug appear balanced and not overcrowded. The backgrounds of Sultanabad rugs are often unadorned, which highlights the motifs and gives this class of rugs a unique character.
The simplicity of the designs of Sultanabad rugs gives them an elegant and refined quality that they bring to the rest of the room. This piece would make a perfect foundation for a dining room or formal conversation area. They are often used in public buildings because of their large-scale designs that make the area appear grander and more spacious. This is a gorgeous example of the work of the Sultanabad weavers and will make an excellent addition to your home or office.
This large antique Sultanabad rug features a warm color palette, inviting in its presence and pronounced in the details found along every section of this beautiful Persian rug. The thickest border is surrounded on its interior and exterior by two thinner borders, and all of them feature gently flowing petals within. Soft cream, elegant ruby, sage green and clay brown all work together to create a natural flow of hues and elements. The flowing petals intermingle, leading the viewer’s eyes on a dance through the fine colors and shapes until they naturally transition to the rug’s core. Here, an earthy field stands as the backdrop to the floral elements at the foreground, appearing as though the flowers and stems are naturally growing and sprouting from the piece’s center. The multitude of colors are even more pronounced here as they define the serene landscape of this breathtaking and decorative antique rug.