Large Ivory Mina Khani Design Antique Persian Malayer Rug 60043
Size: 11 ft 6 in x 16 ft (3.51 m x 4.88 m)Print
Beautiful Large Ivory Mina Khani Design Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 - A pristine floral Mina Khani design graces the ivory field of this beautiful antique Persian Malayer rug. The ivory background of the Persian rug highlights the delicate Mina Khani flowers that form an all over rug design.
The classic tribal borders feature reds and blues, providing a contrast to the background of the field. This sets off the design, much like a formal garden border. This effect creates a lovely combination of pleasing and delightful design motifs and elements.
This delicate large size rug features flowers in both warm and cool colors. These colors range from light blues to rusts, browns and corals. The flowers themselves are arranged in a regular interconnected patterns along the entire ivory colored field of this piece. This creates a feel of formal rows, both horizontally, vertically and diagonally.
The antique Persian Malayer rug itself has a very symmetrical mirrored feel in all directions. This translates into a source of organization for the flowers abd adds a sense of order and formality while providing an anchor for design.
The flowers themselves are used to provide an organic feel. The same types of flowers are repeated throughout the design, but they do not follow a specific order. If you look closely, even when the same flowers are depicted, they are slightly different every time. This gives the antique Persian Malayer rug a more tribal and primitively artistic quality that reflects the design preferences of the weaver.
The elements of this rug remind you that it was created by human hands and that it reflects the tribal traditions of the Persian rug weaving. This gives it even greater beauty and makes it a valued piece of cultural art.
This Mina Khani design antique Persian Malayer rug uses vibrant shades of rusty reds, but these are subdued by the lighter background and array of delicate flowers. This rug would complement any home decor scheme from formal to informal and organic. It works well as a focal point, or to highlight other elements of the room. This antique Oriental rug is sure to be a conversation piece that adds simple elegance to any space.