Antique Large Blue and Gold Persian Tabriz Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1900 – The midnight blue and gold of this beautiful Tabriz rug evoke the feeling of a formal garden kissed by the moonlight. This gorgeous piece was created at the turn of the 20th century and is a timeless piece that could easily fit into a traditional or modern setting. Designers now treat the carpet as the centerpiece of the room and will often search for the perfect carpet first, then use it to inspire the rest of the design. This piece is the perfect foundation for an elegant and refined room, or perhaps, one with a more exotic and global flavor.
This carpet was created in Tabriz, which has a carpet weaving tradition that goes back to the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th century. The hallmarks of Tabriz design are contrasting colors that make the delicate details of the design stand out vividly. This carpet has a high knot count that makes it possible to create a design with a sophisticated level of detail and intricacy.
This carpet has an all-over pattern with a repeating motif. This gives it a formal feel that could easily fit into a traditional room design. The artist used a larger scale in the border than in the field, which gives the design a more grounded character and defines the space. This quality of the carpet makes it suitable for defining an area within an open-plan loft or studio. It would also make the perfect piece to define an area for conversation and relaxation.
The all-over pattern of the antique carpet would also make it the perfect complement to a Boho chic room filled with vibrant color and contrasting patterns. The midnight blue background of this rug and its golden yellow accent are the perfect complements the latest color trends that include charismatic yellows, dragonfly blue, and a host of colors that are approachable and earthy. This is a captivating piece that inspires a wealth of design possibilities for both vintage and contemporary designs.