Antique Large Size Persian Floral Kerman Rug, The Country of Weaving Origin: Persia, The Circa Weaving Date: Early Part Of The 20th Century – The city and province of Kerman in south central Iran has been at the heart of the rug trade for hundreds of years. The region has produced some of the world’s most coveted carpets since at least the 15th century, due in large part to the high quality Carmania wool that also originates in the region. Though no two Kerman rugs are alike, this beautiful piece is typical of Persian Kerman rugs: the gorgeous natural fibers and dyes, durable, high quality weave, and rich, interesting color combinations. The deep blues stand out against a lovely peach background in this extraordinarily ornate rug.
Complex lines and shapes define this beautiful Kerman carpet. With the softly flowing elements all tying into each other, their forms lead the viewer’s eye to the next captivating motif. Through the relatively simple use of juxtaposing darker colors against lighter ones, the artistic presence of the lines can shine through in an even more defining way. Deeper, darker blue colors in the main border establishes contrast against many of the floral motifs, leading the viewer’s attention to the center of the carpet, where meticulously rendered petals and flowers dance against a soft warm color background.
For those looking for a magnificent carpet for their home, this antique Persian Kerman area rug, with its soft coloration and all over design, will make a wonderful option. Rugs like this one make home decorating both easy and fun and this rug is sure to enhance everything around it, elevating the room’s decor without taking away or committing with the other furniture, art or decorative elements throughout your home. It is the kind of antique rug that will at home in almost any interior design style or home decor approach.