Extremely Decorative Light Blue and Soft Brown Room Size Antique Persian Khorassan Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rugs, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – Antique Persian Khorassan carpets are some of the finest quality antique rugs in the world. This antique Persian rug reflects the skill that allowed Khorassan to maintain its reputation as a premier carpet weaving center for centuries. Antique Oriental carpets from this region became famous for their delicate designs, executed in fine detail. The use of color is refined and adds to the elegance of the work. This rug uses subtle shading to create highlight and shadow, enhancing the realistic nature of the leaves and flowers throughout the antique Khorassan rug.
This highly decorative rug uses an all over design with a complex set of borders. Use of space between these two elements is nearly equal and creates a balance between the borders and field. Rather than playing a role as a supporting element, the border also creates a focus to capture the attention of the viewer. Although the design of this beautiful antique Khorassan rug has symmetry, it is placed so that the true center is an area of the background, rather than a design element itself. This draws the eye outward and makes the light blue and brown antique Persian Khorassan appear larger.
The artistry of the designer is apparent in the quality and craftsmanship of this antique Persian Khorassan carpet. The character of the rug is stately and shows an exquisite sense of taste and style. It would be the perfect addition to a classic or traditional design and would find itself perfectly at home among other fine art pieces. The delicateness of the design gives the Khorassan carpet a sublime quality that will carry through into the rest of the home decor.