A Beautifully Elegant Antique Oversize Floral Romanian Bessarabian Kilim Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Romanian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This stunning antique Bessarabian rug is from an area of Romania known for its unique carpet designs. This soft antique Romanian rug combines elements reflective of western European and near east design elements. This is a true palace oversized rug with an all over design that will add dimension and scale to the room.
The design of this captivating antique rug uses detail that is enhanced by shading and various colors saturation and tones. The design of this massive flat weave rug is complex, but carefully arranged to give it order and structure. The roundels use two different designs that are distributed randomly along the geometric pattern. This allows the Romanian Bessarabian kilim rug to strike a balance between formal structure, and yet, retain an organic and natural quality.
The entire design of the antique Romanian Bessarabian rug is contained within the borders, evoking the feeling of an enclosed garden space. This helps to define the space within the rug, and it will extend this sense of structure to the rest of the room. This stunning antique Bessarabian carpet will serve as the showpiece of any room large enough to house this breathtaking piece.
The unusually large size of this Bessarabian carpet would make it fit well among formal architectural elements of a larger space. This piece has a romantic quality that is reflective of the intersection between European and Oriental design. This antique oversize floral Romanian Bessarabian Kilim rug adds elegance and tradition to the space.
Antique rugs of this size would have had to be custom ordered. This aspects adds a sense if mystery and intrigue about the person who commissioned it as well as the unusually large space that it was interned to be used in.