Worn Distressed Beautiful Large Shabby Chic Garden Design Antique Persian Khorassan Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – There is no doubt that the antique Persian Khorassan rugs are some of the most varied in the world of exotic antique Persian rugs. These antique rugs are also some of the finest rugs woven which, in turn, allowed the rug weavers and designers to pay attention to even the smallest of design details.
This specific piece belongs to the exclusive grouping of the iconic Persian garden design area rugs. As we explore the design of this Persian Khorassan rug, we find the beautifully rendered compartments. Each of these boxes or compartments that make of the main field design of this rug is virtually a rug all of its own. Some have of the compartments feature beautiful floral patterns, others have gardenscapes, prayer rug arches, or stylized vine scroll and palmettes designs. Some compartments have “design portions” which are reminiscent of Persian wagireh or sampler rugs. We can also see some of the more iconic and more recognizable patterns such the cypress tree design and the famed paisley rug patterns.
The boxes themselves do not follow the traditional approach of unfirm size. As one can see, the patterns and designs repeat in irregular sequence and or size, but when viewed as a whole, the design colors comes together to create a highly artistic piece that is quite decorative as well.
The more worn shabby chic rug texture enhances the patina and adds to the historical feel of the Khorassan rug. This texture also gives it a far more relaxed and inviting look and feel that would make it a perfect addition to so many varied interior design and home decorating styles.
Needless to say, area rugs like this antique Persian Khorassan carpet are exciting finds. This is especially true for those people who are on a quest to buy area rugs for their home and are searching for area rug styles that have a little bit of everything but still retrain a strong senesce of individuality.