Red Fine Floral Luxurious Vintage Persian Qum Silk Hallway Runner Rug, country of origin: Persian Rugs, Circa date: Vintage – If you are a fan of big, bold colors, then this rug is a perfect way to begin your room design. Red is a color that used to be one that was only to be used in smaller amounts, but this is changing. Today, designers are using it on walls and furniture pieces. This gorgeous vintage Qum rug lets you explore red in a way that lets you make a statement in your space.
Qum rugs are known for their designs that are inspired by traditional rugs that have been produced throughout Persia for hundreds of years. They are a relative newcomer in the production of carpets, but their pieces quickly became some of the most desirable carpets in the world. One of the reasons is the abundant use of silk in the pile.
Qum is a leader in the production of silk. Their sericulture works produce several grades of silk. The best quality is called “Qum silk” and is reserved only for the creation of these beautiful carpets. Qum silk has a luster that reflects light and a soft feel that is luxurious underfoot.
Red is a color that adds energy to the space and invites you to have lively conversations. Silk can be spun into fine threads, which allows the weavers to create intricate designs with a high level of detail. This piece shows the skill and artistry of the Qum weavers and why their pieces are still some of the most collectible carpets in the world.
Many grades of carpets have been produced in this ancient city since the 1930s. They range from 150 to 1,000 knots per square inch. Those of the finest quality are signed by the workshop or master weaver who created them. This one is signed at the top, indicating that it is considered to be one of the highest quality. Qum rugs are some of the most beautiful in the world, and this piece offers an excellent opportunity to have one of these masterpieces in your home.