Beautiful and Extremely Artistic Small Tribal Geometric Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920 - This antique Persian Malayer rug feature a beautiful allover pattern that pulls from both floral and geometric design influences. The most eye catching element of this antique Persian rug is the diamond design that is featured in the middle of the central field. The color difference between the background of the antique rug and this diamond pattern, as well as the central more rounded shape in the middle, creates a contrast and fascinating juxtaposition that draws the eye toward the center of the small size rug.
The different zones of color are filled with floral inspired patterns that are delicate and quite alluring all at once. The pattern of this beautiful antique Oriental rug appears to have a sense of direction to it, as the bands of color and design on one side are wider than the other side. This creates a false sense of directionality as well as a sense of movement in the design of this stunning antique Persian Malayer rug.
The center shape, gives a feel as if we are looking at that center medallion feature through a magnifying glass. This affect is achieved by blowing up the scale of the design elements showcased against the cream background color. This artistic eye catching focal point, that mirrors the floral inspired design elements that make up the rest of the antique carpet, is a phenomenally beautiful and sophisticated feature.
The floral elements that are present in the entirety of the antique Persian Malayer rug, as well as the wide border that frames the piece, create a delicate sense of organic beauty. The intricacy of these elements in contrast with the larger geometric shapes make this a stunningly decorative rug.