Beautiful Oversized Antique Tehran Carpet, Rug Type / Country of Origin: Antique Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – This captivating Tehran carpet has a look and feel that one would expect from many traditional Persian carpets, but carpets from Tehran used traditional motifs and designs and added their own details that make them unique. This carpet has a high level of detail and shows a mastery of artistic design. The beautiful, warm colors of the carpet create an inviting field that few carpets can mimic, even among the most exquisite collections.
The range of designs within the carpet demonstrates an impressive repertoire that is only gained through the experience of the designer. Throughout the carpet, you can find traditional motifs such as the Shah Abbas palmette, lotus flowers, stylized cloud bands, and an impressive range of florals in bud and in full bloom. This delightful garden uses a traditional medallion design. Only the pendants and surrounding elements are emphasized more than the central motif.
Each of the layers of the design is carried out in exquisite detail, creating both a larger formal structure that gives the design cohesion and balance and an intricate level of detail that gives it a feeling of delicateness, too. Carpets from Tehran are unique in their complexity of design and ability to combine rich, warm colors. They give the carpet an inviting character and almost divine quality.
This would make an exquisite piece for any collection and is a carpet that sparks the imagination and delights the senses. Its size and mastery of design skill make it a piece that would fit perfectly well into a grand hall or another formal setting. It has a combination of design and color that let you know immediately, but it is a piece of exquisite style and character that will allow its elegance to be felt throughout the entire room. This antique rug will feel quite at home in a larger space with a formal design.