A Casual Decorative Rustic and Elegant Antique Herati Deign Persian Sultanabad Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 – The antique Persian Sultanabad carpets were a favorite throughout the 19th century and well into the beginning of the 20th century when this magnificent piece was created. It has a nice weave and a gentle, light, airy and neutral color palette for which the better Persian rugs from Sultanabads are known. This antique Persian Sultanabad rug is from the turn of the 20th century when these beautiful rugs were finding their way into homes all around the world. these magnificent antique rugs were treasured for their exotic mystique then, as much as they are today.
This Sultanabad rug features an allover rug design that is carried out with a magnificent array of lighter and happier colors. It is a casual rug but also has a formal quality to it mostly due to the use of the herati design that we see in rugs. This creates an amalgam where the tribal meets the more formal and where the traditional intersects with the more trendy and decorative.
The design and overall look is dominated by lighter colors of ivory cream, rust and light blue. These truly magnificent light colors and overall design combine in such a way that makes this rug quite easy to place in a wide range of interior design styles and to position among all kinds of furniture layouts.
Rustic rugs like this example are wonderful to look at but they are even better to live with. To find truly decorative rugs like this is quite rare so if you are looking to buy rugs for your home, and want area rugs that you could almost just plop down anywhere and would look mazing then this magnificent subtle and happy antique Persian Sultanabad rug should surly make the list.