Beautiful And Extremely Versatile Grey Blue Antique Khorassan Persian Runner Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 – This impressive antique Khorassan Persian rug is a truly elegant and artistic antique runner rug. Its narrow length is beautifully complemented with ornate tribal designs. These beautifully rendered designs are set on an abrashed background of rustic colors that are mostly comprised of a magnificent soft neutral grey blue color. The border is a light warmer coral tone with a more delicate pattern of geometric flowers that are interconnected with earth tone colored vine scrolls.
The base of this graceful antique Persian carpet contains a magnificent grey blue hue in the central field. This darker background color created a magnificent juxtaposition and allows the milky beige designs to standout. Somewhat amorphic figures, in the mysterious likeness of stars, flowers and leaves, are woven together in both a deliberate and organic fashion. Light additions of warm brown give these decorations a beautiful element of natural dimension by creating a shadow-like effect.
As the central field background progresses along the length of the Persian runner rug toward the top, a lovely abrashed medley of blues and browns becomes apparent. Standing out from this beautiful backdrop is a delicate mesh work of light tan patterns, which have the remarkable illusion of sitting on an elevated plane. Images of feathers, flowers, and symbols create a hint of untamed tribal awe while still maintaining a distinctive sophisticated elegance. The framing border is a mellow coral color containing a simple design.
Although it is an antique rug, it displays a remarkable amount of modern contemporary appeal and sophistication. This Persian runner rug is sure to add a unique charm to any modern interior design space. That said, it is a versatile rug that it could work in practically interior design setting.