Large Scale With An All Over Design Antique Persian Sultanabad Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rug, Date: Antique Rug Circa 1900 – Sultanabad carpets are known for their breathtaking designs and classic motifs. This gorgeous antique rug was created around the turn of the 20th century and has a refined look that is characteristic of the carpets from this time. The rich colors and intricate designs of these carpets have made them some of the most collectible in the world of fine carpets. Collectors are attracted to them for their artistry and quality. Modern interior designers are attracted to them for their playful designs and rich colors.
This carpet has a classic, all-over pattern with a repeating design. The design has a garden theme and uses traditional motifs that are found throughout the carpets of the region. Sultanabad carpets are known for their find knot count that allows for a high level of detail in the design. This level of detail, combined with artistry in the placement of the colors creates a visual impact that is breathtaking.
Sultanabad carpets are often large-scale and were likely the works of an entire family, with every family member taking part in its creation. One thing that sets antique Sultanabad carpets apart is the quality of the wool. Sultanabads often have a slightly thicker pile than carpets produced in the formal carpet weaving centers. This is a more nomadic tribal character the gives it a soft, warm feel.
Sultanabad carpets are some of the most desirable among collectors and designers, making them more difficult to find. They are beloved among art collectors of all types. They give the room an elegant and sophisticated quality. This carpet is perfect for a formal setting with its elegant, gracefully sweeping leaves and traditional motifs. Its colors and pattern could easily fit into a modern room and are suitable for a number of contemporary design trends, including traditional and Boho chic. It is a beautiful Persian rug that will grace any room with its stately and delicate design.