Breathtaking Large Antique Persian Malayer Rug Dated 1329, Country of origin: Persia, Circa date: 1911 – This fascinating and breathtaking Malayer rug was created in 1329/1911. Malayer rugs are favorites because of their tribal style and colors. This one has an earthy brown background and accents in watery blues and spicy reds. The palette is soft, and it is an excellent way to add a touch of color to a nature-inspired palette. Malayer is a city surrounded by small villages that are known for rugs that are simple and have a rustic appeal. The beautiful floral motifs have a folk-art feel that reflects the simple life of tribal people living close to the earth.
Brown is a color that continues to gain popularity for its ability to bring a touch of nature to the space. Now, designers pair it with non-traditional combinations, like pinks, blues, cayenne, and citrusy hues. This rug is perfect for a room inspired by the colors found in nature.
The design and colors of this rug are delightful, but one of the most important features is that it is dated. It also contains a script on the border that might be the signature of the maker, the person who commissioned it, or a ruler of the time. The date is 1329, which is the Hijiri Calendar equivalent of 1911. The inclusion of this information makes it a special piece for a collection.
One of the key trends in interior decorating is a movement away from pieces that look as if they are mass-manufactured. Pieces that show the human touch and that are unique one-of-a-kind art pieces are beginning to grace our spaces. That is the appeal of Malayer rugs.
These tribal rugs have a primitive feel and represent centuries of tradition. The weavers have a wide repertoire of motifs and combine them in creative ways. This inviting and delightful rug would make an excellent addition to your home or business.
Many Malayer rugs are a smaller size or runners, and rugs of this size are rare. Smaller rugs are often woven by individuals, but commissioned rugs of this size were typically woven on a family or community level. This rug is a captivating piece and is special in many ways. Contact us, and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have about it or other rugs in our collection.