Charming Large Antique Persian Khorassan Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – Khorassan carpets are known as some of the finest in the world. The Province once encompassed a vast territory and was an important center for the arts. It was home to Persian poets, including Rumi. It was also known for its contributions to the sciences and its mastery in the world of rug making. This breathtaking piece shows the sophistication and attention to detail that made these carpets famous.
Khorassan carpets are known for their high level of detail and brilliant colors. This piece is a fine example of the work of the region from around the 1920s. The design is a unique, and highly artistic, variation on the Herati motif, which is a classic design in the area. Two types of area rugs are found in the region. They include designs with a simple, tribal feel and those created in the cities. Carpets from the cities tend to include intricate floral designs, such as you can see in this gorgeous piece. Khorassan carpets are also known for their luxuriously soft feel underfoot that has a luxurious feel.
The complexity of the designs and the skill of the artists make these rugs highly collectible, and antique rugs such as this one are becoming increasingly rare in the marketplace. This piece will be the foundation of a classic room design where it will create a sense of grand scale. Khorassan rugs fit well into traditional design, but they also add contrast in contemporary interiors. Today, designers are breaking the rules by mixing styles and colors in new ways to create a more personal design.
This rug will create a focal point in a room of fine antiques. It could also serve as the perfect foundation for a formal dining room or conversation area. It could also be used to add color to a room of neutrals. Today, even minimalist designs are using colorful pieces to create energy in the space. This is a striking piece and an excellent opportunity to add a Khorassan carpet to your collection. If you would like to know more about this or any of our other fine pieces, our professionals will be happy to help.