Charming Gallery Size Antique Persian Tehran Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – Tehran is a the capital city of modern day Iran, it is known for its magnificent, high-quality hand-woven carpets. The piece is from the 1920s and is an especially breathtaking example of carpets from the area. The graceful lines and delicate floral pattern give it an elegance that will instantly transform any room. This gallery-size piece would make an excellent addition to any collection.
Tehran carpets have a history and date back to the 16th century when they became famous for their intricate designs and gorgeous color combinations. They became so well known for their masterful designs and skill that the term “Tehran” is still used today to refer to high-quality rugs and carpets. The climate of the area is right for producing durable, soft wool.
The creation of Tehran carpets ranges from small village looms to larger productions in the cities of the region. This carpet has the level of detail, complexity of design, and quality that you typically find on city carpets. Tehran carpets lend a formal feel to the room. This carpet would be an excellent foundation for a large dining hall, entranceway, or open space. The diverse colors are beautiful and show the skill for which the Tehran dye works are known.
The range of designs found in Tehran carpets is one of the reasons why they are a favorite among collectors. This one uses a central medallion pattern that radiates from the center and gives it balance. The design is symmetrical, and its lines sweep outward and will make the room appear more spacious and grand. This rug would complement a room of traditional, antique furniture or modern furniture in a classical style.
The rug is colorful and could be used to brighten a room with neutrals and add a focal point. The rich tones of the rug would also make a beautiful contrast against hardwood, marble, or stone. This rug will add a feeling of warmth to the space and create a cozy sanctuary for rest and relaxation. You could easily use this regal masterpiece in a room with fine antiques and wingback chairs, or you could use it to contrast and add texture to a modern design with clean lines. Anyway you decide to use it, this rug will add a touch of elegance to any space.