Oversized Blue Antique Persian Malayer Geometric Rug 45761
Created in the late 19th century, this regal over-sized antique Malayer rug features a splendid Harshang arabesque set over a distinctive polychromatic blue field.
Large All Over Design Oversize Antique Malayer Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: Late 19th Century around the 1890’s – This lavish and impressive all over design, oversize antique Persian Malayer rug is a true decorator’s carpet. This very large, or palace size antique Persian Malayer rug is filled with beautifully varied colors, large-scale decorations and a palatial composition. The spectacular poly-chromatic blue field has an intense abrash with innumerable cerulean, indigo and ultramarine color variations. Based on the traditional Harshang pattern, the stately field of this rug is adorned with a graceful lattice of deeply notched rosettes that have decorative crab-shaped outlines. The large-scale rosettes form a dramatic arabesque linked by angular vine scrolls and delicate botanical space fillers that feature luscious salmon pinks, tourmaline greens and earthy accent colors. Intricate turtle-and-vine scroll borders and multiple sets of lavishly decorated guard bands emphasize the palatial proportions of this oversized antique Persian Malayer rug.