Magnificent Large Size Square Antique Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880 – This large antique Persian Kerman rug features an allover repeating pattern against the ivory colored central field. The pattern is a highly symmetrical design that has both elements of floral and filigree designs. The symmetry of the pattern helps to highlight the intricacy of the design.
The larger scale design elements of this antique Persian rug stand out in contrasting colors against the lighter background field, making them a very eye catching aspect of the design of this magnificent antique rug. One of the most subtly beautiful elements are the soft 8 pointed stars that encase the central row of the large scale emblems.
Upon close examination, the designs featured in this square antique Persian Kerman rug are not only pretty much symmetrical, but are also spaced out very evenly. This creates a beautiful contrast between geometric style evenness and the delicate organic forms of the floral and filigree designs.
The central field design of this breathtaking square antique Persian Kerman rug is framed by a wide neutral and earthy colored border. This border is made up of several different bands of color, each containing a pattern within it. The bands of color are made up of contrasting colors, which helps to add visual interest to the border as well as really give the antique Oriental rug an appearance as if it is framed. Some of the bands have simple designs within them, and some of the bands have designs that are more complicated. The patterns in the bands of the border have floral elements as well, which helps to tie the border in with the rest of the rug and create a cohesive work of art.
The large size coupled with its square rug size proportions make this square antique Persian Kerman rug quite rare. For those looking for a magnificent antique carpet, this one would be hard to beat. Its allover magnificent design, soft coloration and open feel make it an extremely versatile piece that could be incorporated easily in almost any interior decor approach.