Beautiful Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – The striking, bold colors of this tribal antique Persian Malayer rug add a classic, traditional feel to the space. The design of the antique runner rug is defined by the use of contrasting borders and field backgrounds. The rug weaver used contrast as the main theme, creating a design where each element stands out, and yet none is overshadowed by the others.
Each of the three main layers that make up the main border stand out as clearly as the main design of the field. This beautiful antique Persian rug features a repeating herati design pattern that creates a beautifully blended garden of color. Each of the designs within this antique Persian Malayer runner rug is outlined with a contrasting color to make it stand out even more.
A delightful collection of flowered motifs can be found throughout the antique Oriental rug, each of which has a significant meaning in the tribal culture that created it. The meanings of the symbols differ among various cultures and regions, but to the creator of the antique rug, it tells a special story. This allows the personality of the artist to be seen and felt through their use of design and color, creating a truly unique and special piece.
The jewel tone rug colors of the Persian Malayer runner include rich midnight blues, leafy greens, tans, and deep salmon. All of these color tones are arranged in a way that allows the weaver to add depth and gives the eye something continually new as it moves along the length of the antique runner rug. This is a wonderful hallway rug that will add striking color to the room. It would work well in a traditional, tribal, or contemporary modern room’s interior decor.