Antique Persian Malayer Runner 47237
An elegant runner of classic Malayer design, this fetching twenty-three foot long piece is filled with floral elements set against a dark field of blue, the patina of which is especially appealing.
Antique Persian Malayer Runner, Persia, c. 1900 – This antique Persian Malayer runner is an exceptional piece. Its long, narrow field of twenty-three feet boasts a beautiful repeating pattern of alternating floral elements in beautiful tones of red, set against a dark blue field. This composition of contrasting colors works to give both foreground and background a richer expression – not to mention the gorgeous patina that has formed over the century of this magnificent carpet’s life. A runner such as this, in the appropriate space, is a commanding presence, turning ordinary hallways and other long rooms into grand, regal area, boasting the enduring beauty of Persian rug design. The impeccable execution of the classic design that characterizes this elegant runner speaks to the great tradition of Malayer rugs.