Beautiful Large Scale Design Antique Navy Blue Persian Sultanabad Rug, Country of Rug / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Bold contrast and formal elegance create the central focus of this spectacular antique Persian Sultanabad rug. The sweeping curves of the leaves and floral pattern dance gracefully across the field, sweeping you away to the last days of the grand Persian Empire.
The large scale and lighter colored motifs give this rug an arts and crafts feel. These lighter colors of these large scale design patterns juxtapose and pop beautifully against the bold background colors.
The simple palette of this antique navy blue Persian Sultanabad rug is well executed and includes shades of blue, red, green and ivory. Using only a few basic colors, the artist creates a rug pattern that inspires endless imagination.
The design itself has horizontal and vertical symmetry that is apparent in the ground and main border or the antique carpet. The use of bolder colors in the border is balanced by the use of the same colors, in different combinations in the field. This gives the antique navy blue Persian Sultanabad rug an overall sense of harmony.
The field of this antique rug has a central motif, but is does not stand out from the remainder of the design. This allows it to blend in and become part of an overall design. The curves of the leaves give the pattern a sense of direction, making it flow gently from one element to another.
The Persian rug weavers produced some of the most magnificent examples of artwork in the world, and this specific antique navy blue Persian Sultanabad rug is no exception.
Persian rugs were the favored accent pieces in Victorian mansions, but today they find their place in a variety of interior designs. This antique Oriental rug is a breathtaking piece that will serve as the centerpiece of the room. That said, it is such a versatile piece that could easily serve to draw focus to another exquisite piece of furniture or antique treasure.