Beautiful And Finely Woven Large Sea Foam Shield Design Antique Persian Kerman Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This large antique Persian Kerman rug features a finely rendered large scale repeating shield design pattern.
Instead of having an eye catching central medallion element, this antique Persian carpet features an allover design pattern that repeats throughout sea foam colored background of the field. The large scale shield designs feature elements that are influenced by filigree floral designs. Each of these leafy shield shapes contains an intricate design in the center, some of which repeat in other shapes throughout the design. The designs within the leaf-shapes as well as the negative space between them, which forms more of a diamond shape, both hold equal importance in this design. This artistic approach is an interesting and beautiful aspect of this particular large size rug.
The repeating pattern draws the eye along the length of this magnificent antique Oriental rug. This is further accentuated through the elongated shapes of the diamond shield pattern.
The border that encompasses this highly decorative rug is not particularly wide. It provides a soft subtle frame for the antique carpet without overwhelming the design in the center. The way the border contrasts with the central field in both color and design creates a lovely sense of framing for the design, giving it the appearance of a work of art. The designs within both the border and the central field of the shield design antique Persian Kerman rug have a very organic feel to them, giving the rug a lovely floral and organic appearance.
The colors of this shield design antique Persian Kerman rug are in line with the current interior design demands of the top trend setters and influential interior decorators. This give it a feeling as though is was woven over a 100 years ago for today market.