Beautiful Fine Floral Long Narrow Gallery Size Vintage Luxury Persian Silk Qum Rug, country of origin: Persian Rugs, Circa date: Vintage – This gorgeous rug is a beautiful way to add a splash of muted reds to your design palette. This rug is a fine example of the artistry and skill of the masterful rug weavers of Qum. This ancient city is home to some of the most skilled rug weavers in the world. They are known for rugs with gorgeous color combinations and unique designs that are based on traditional motifs that are centuries old. This one features a unique adaptation of a popular rug design from long ago.
The overall pattern of this rug uses the content found on garden rugs. These rugs feature regular geometric shapes arranged to represent the latticework walls that were once common in the courtyards and formal gardens of Persian palaces. Within each design is typically a different floral motif. This vintage rug uses a similar concept to the garden-design rugs, only they chose to include classic rug motifs along with classic floral patterns. The result is spectacular and fascinating as you examine each panel more closely.
Qum rugs use silk as the pile, which allows the weaver to include a high level of detail in the design. Each of the panels in this rug contains designs within designs. The details of this rug can only be appreciated when viewed up close. It includes familiar motifs, such as the willow tree that stands for happiness. You can also find the cypress tree that represents everlasting life.
The artist drew rug designs from many different parts of Persia and combined them into a piece that is a masterpiece. The rug is signed by the workshop or artist who created it. This is only done for rugs that are considered to be of high quality, such as this one. This rug is an excellent choice for a longer room or for creating a path between two larger spaces. It is a magnificent piece for any collection or design that calls for warm, vibrant colors.