Amazing Mamluk Design Modern Silk Rug, Country of Origin: Modern Indian, Circa date: Modern – Mamluk, in this case, refers to the origin of the pattern in this rug, which is taken from the original antique Mamluk rugs of the early 16th century. You will see similar patterns in many different types of Islamic art, illustrations in ancient texts as well as antique textiles and embroideries.
The rich Middle Eastern rugs and patterns incorporate a variety of colors ranging from the brightest red to the blackest black. In this modern silk area rug, a darker black color shade is used for tiny details as well as outlining some of the geometric designs to create a subtle juxtaposition. Blues, neutrals, pinks, oranges, greens and even purple create a vibrant tapestry of color in this modern area rug that was woven in India. A truly remarkable and happy area rug, this modern rug offers, visually, an endless sense of movement, almost a sort of dance in the way people celebrate at weddings and major events.
Every tiny detail in this high end luxurious rug is a major feat unto itself. It takes a master rug maker, a true artist, to create these tiny details and not lose sight of the overall pattern in the process. More amazing still is the fact that the rug is crafted from silk, a fiber that is wonderfully soft, luminous and sturdy. Silk is also becoming increasingly expensive which is why most rugs are not woven using silk.
This Mamluk inspired modern silk area rug was crafted for those among us who love color. The jewel tones sparkle in the light and create and overall feel of expansion and luxury. This is an eye catching and magnificently artistic modern rug that is sure to attract much attention regardless of where you choose to place it.