Luxurious Fine Ivory Vintage Persian Silk Floral Gonbad Design Qum Rug, country of origin: Persian Rugs, Circa date: Vintage – This vintage rug from Qum features a fascinating design with a unique history. The colors are gorgeous and include both warm and cool colors of the spectrum. It has a warm, neutral feel and will add color to a palette of neutrals. Qum is a city known for its beautiful rugs and its over 100 mosques throughout the city. This rug features a unique design that represents the dome of a mosque.
The gonbad design might look like a medallion rug at first, As you look more closely, the level of skill and artistry to create it becomes apparent. The design is of a small scale near the center of the rug but becomes larger as you work your way to the outer edges. This creates the illusion of distance as if you were to look up at the real dome of a mosque. Qum weavers are known for their ability to execute intricate designs with accuracy and a high level of detail.
The colors and design of this rug come together breathtakingly. Qum only began creating rugs in the early twentieth century, but they listened to the market and created masterpieces, like this one, that were designed to become famous around the globe. This rug adds elegance and grace to a traditional room design. The garden theme adds a touch of the natural world and brings it to the indoor space.
A Persian rug is not limited to traditional or antique furniture. Modern designers are using them to add a contrasting foundation to a room with modern furniture. In a room with solid-colored furniture, this rug will add patterns and help to break up the solid colors. Warm colors are a staple for creating a warm and welcoming space. This rug adds sophistication and will instantly give it a look of sophistication.