Facinating Tribal And Eye-catching Jewel Tone Antique North West Persian Hallway Runner Allover Design Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 – A symphony of color and tribal patterns greet you in this antique Northwest Persian rug. The tribal influences of this antique Persian rug are apparent in the simplicity of the design, which is carried out in dazzling jewel tone rug colors. The design of the magnificent tribal rug is more primitive and simple in its approach. The facinating charcoal colored field boasts a facinating assortment of tribal patterns in an allover rug design format. It has a main border with the protective “S” design symbol prominently placed throughout and two flanking narrow guard borders on either side that are more basic and are rendered using only dark charcoal and white. This balanced design brings out the brilliance of all of its components, without allowing one to over shadow the others.
The design of the field is unidirectional, with all the flower motifs pointing in the same direction. In addition, the design of this exciting antique hallway runner rug is as close to being symmetrical, both horizontally and vertically, as one can expect from the more primitive tribal rugs. But this only perceived symmetry as small nuances in the patterns break that symmetry apart.
The most striking feature of this antique Northwest Persian hallway runner rug are the artistic tribal patterns that adorn the field and border. Some are straight forward, others more amorphic and mysterious. But all the design culminate in a facinating tribal display of artistry that draws the eye from the bottom right towards the top left corner of the antique Persian Northwest runner rug. The contrast of the saffron yellow colored border with the charcoal background of the field, highlights the cheerful jewel tone rug colors and creates a facinating artistic tension that speaks volumes about the abilities of the highly skilled rug weaver who created it.
In addition to being utilitarian objects for the home, area rugs as facinating as this are enchanting pieces of history. The design of the antique Northwest Persian runner rug is simple, yet delightful in its execution. The motifs themselves are not highly detailed, which alludes to the tribal roots of this spectacular piece of artwork. It contains such a wide range of colors that make it easy to imagine in a wide range of home decor approaches. For people who are looking to buy area rugs for their home, this magnificent antique tribal North West Persian runner rug will be the centerpiece of any hallway, or long area in the home or office. Regardless of where you place it, it will bring breathtaking beauty to any interior design.