Amazing Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa date: 1960 – Qum is an ancient city and pilgrimage site that is graced by impressive pieces of ancient architecture and many popular sites for visitors. However, in the world of Persian rugs, it seems to be a latecomer to the art of rug weaving. It does not appear that Qum produce rugs before the 1920’s. When it began its rug production, it had hundreds of years of tradition and history to draw upon. That is how Qum quickly rose in the ranks to create some of the most popular modern and vintage Persian area rugs for collectors and interior designers.
This magnificent finely woven vintage silk Persian area rug is a fine example of the work that has been produced in the city. Silk rugs are some of the most valuable and expensive rugs in the world. The silk fiber itself has characteristics that allow it to be spun into extremely fine threads that can then be used to create a high level of design detail and extremely intricate patterns. It also tends to accept color dyes well, and these colors tend to remain quite vivid for a very long time.
This gorgeous vintage Persian silk Qum rug uses a softer array of colors than we are used to seeing. It also featured geometric patterns that more closely associated with Tabriz rugs and especially the older Persian Joshagan carpets. This approach to color, form and pattern, combined with the more high grade materials used is indicate of rugs that were exclusively custom made for specific individuals.
This extremely soft and decorative vintage Persian Qum silk rug in an extremely luxurious area rug. It is the kind of vintage rug that will only support and enhance its surrounding and wont fight with the other colors and/ or decorative items that are already present in your home decor.