A Beautiful and Extremely Decorative Large Cream Background Antique Persian Khorassan Area Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920– The gorgeous color scheme of this antique Khorassan rug makes it an elegant addition to any space. A chic floral motif replete with peonies and feathers dominates the warm ivory background of this piece. Detailing in shades of grayish blue cools the overall look while brown and earthen red add dimension. The subtle medallions at the center draw the eye in without overpowering other features of the rug. Intricate scrolling around the border of this antique rug balances the larger scale of the design in the field and echoes the gorgeous blues and reds at the center.
Nothing matches the beauty and delicate patterns of an authentic Khorassan carpet. This piece was created around 1920. Aside from its beauty, this piece is interesting for several reasons. It is a gorgeous antique but has a design that would fit perfectly into a contemporary interior.
Persian rug weavers have a tradition that dates back several centuries, and that was famous for carpets of exquisite design. Typically, Khorassan tend to be found in bold colors, but this one uses a gentler and more neutral palette. The large scale open design is also a more rare approach to the design of Persian rugs from Khorassan. The rug has the feeling of a watercolor painting and seems to have movement and flow from one element to another.
The magnificent and fine antique Persian Khorassan carpets are known for their fine weave and delicate details. They have a soft texture and supple feel. They have been traditionally associated with such high quality that the term Khorassan is now used for any carpet of high quality, which makes an authentic Khorassan a rare find. Many of them are in private estates, and one of this quality and delicate colors is a rare find.
This antique carpet has a more traditional look and feel, but it fits perfectly into contemporary style trends. The soft, lustrous wool and gentle colors create a serene and contemplative space. Modern designers will often choose a special rug that speaks to them as the centerpiece of the room and then create the rest of the design around it. This piece has a surprisingly modern color palette.
The most recent color trends include colors that are inspired by nature. The bluebird background, spice-inspired reds and brown, and neutrals are in perfect alignment with contemporary trends. This piece would be perfect for adding a timeless and exotic piece to a contemporary room. The gentle blue and ivory give it a coastal feel, too. This classic Persian rug fits perfectly into modern design style.