A Splendid Ivory Color Background Oversized Allover Design Antique Persian Farahan Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1900 -The antique Persian Farahan carpets developed a unique style that became popular in the European and US markets in the later part of the 19th century. The designs of these iconic Persian rugs included both geometric and floral elements to create a style that was often found in fine estates as investment pieces. The popularity of the antique Persian Farahan rugs came to global attention when they were featured at the 1873 Vienna Exhibition.
These magnificent types of area rugs are known for using high-quality wool, excellent workmanship, and durable rug construction. They are also known for combining colors and intricate designs that give them an almost sublime quality.
This Persian antique palace oversized area rug uses an allover rug design that is based on repeating area rug patterns and motifs. It uses layers of intricate detail in the field and borders that requires a high knot count and finely spun threads to accomplish. The artistry of the piece shows a developed eye that only comes through formal training and artistic experience.
The ivory background rug featured secondary colors that are soft and include a wide range such as – rustic reds, soft blues, earthy browns and neutrals. The palette includes an impressive range of soft hues that allowed the artist to create depth in the design. From an artistic standpoint, this is a breathtaking piece from and by a highly skilled artist.
Farahan carpets remain a favorite among connoisseurs and collectors of antique rugs, so much so that it is starting to become more difficult to find an example produced prior to 1900. This antique Persian Farahan rug is one of those area rugs that can work almost anywhere and withing almost any home decor style. For people who are looking to buy special Persian rugs, and need a truly rare and huge size, then this oversized ivory background allover design antique Persian Farahan rug would be a hard one to top.