Beautiful Antique Persian Tehran Area Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – The artistry of antique Persian Tehran rugs is renowned among connoisseurs and rug collectors because of their fine craftsmanship and exquisite designs. This gorgeous carpet was created around the turn of the 20th century and stands out for its magnificent artistry. Antique Persian rugs from Teheran are a special class, and not as many were produced as rugs from other areas. They are endearing pieces for their exotic rug colors and intricate designs.
Among these antique rugs, you will find many patterns, such as vase designs, millefleur and garden designs patterns only rendered in the unique Persian style that sets Tehran rugs apart. Ornate flourishes and floral designs give Tehran rugs a graceful, elegant feel. This one uses an understated medallion, on a similar scale as the rest of the design which give it a balanced feel so that this rug could be placed in a room without worrying about maintaining symmetry.
This is a magnificent animal rug with a “Garden of Eden.” The rug is teeming with abundant plant and animal life of many kinds. The level of skill in this room size area rug is extraordinary, and this rug is an excellent example of the work created in the workshops of Tehran.
The refined character of this Tehran rug makes it perfect for traditional furniture or a formal dining room setting. The undulating patterns create a sense of grace and serenity that will carry throughout the rest of the space. The design has a delicate feel that will complement a room of fine antiques or simple traditional furniture. Most rugs from Tehran are found in area sizes, and a room-size example such as this one makes it an even more unique find.
Rugs produced in Tehran were typically produced in a workshop where a master weaver created the pattern for the design. They would then oversee a group of highly-trained craftspeople to make sure every knot of the piece was perfect. The skill needed and time that it took to create this piece only adds to its beauty.
This gorgeous Persian rug is an excellent find and will make a perfect addition to any collection or a classic room design. Tehran antique rugs inspire a sense of awe and have a sublime quality that few can claim. This is an excellent example of Tehran artistry that will stand out in any collection.