Tribal Geometric Antique Persian Malayer Abrash Runner Rug 72149

Size: 3 ft 8 in x 9 ft (1.12 m x 2.74 m)
Origin: Persian Rugs

Beautiful Geometric Tribal Antique Persian Malayer Abrash Runner Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1920 – The antique Persian Malayer rugs are a special class and area rug type. The village of Malayer is located in Northwest Persia, between Hamadan and Sarouk. Many of the area rug styles from this area smaller, with only the occasional piece produced in a larger size. This impressive antique Persian Malayer carpet was produced around the turn of the 20th century and is an excellent example of the colors that are characteristic of carpets from the area.

Many of the hallway runner rugs and smaller examples from Malayer and the small villages around it were created by individual weavers. However, larger pieces that were more than like custom ordered rugs, were often created by entire families and were typically. This specific Persian Malayer rug has a delicate feel, using light blues, corals, ivory, and lighter browns. Many of the designs throughout the piece are created using subtle shades of color and outlining. The focus of the Persian carpet is on the contrast between the juxtaposing designs and the lighter more neutral background.

Much of the pops of color are concentrated in the borders of the carpet, drawing the eye outward and away from the center of the carpet. This gives it a feeling of expansiveness and enhances its larger scale and use of negative space. The geometric rug design of the tribal carpet is an allover pattern format that consists of a repeating motif. Although this carpet does not show the precision that is typically found in the Persian rugs produced in cities, this one shows a high level of skill for a village carpet.

The skill of the family that created this piece is apparent in the workmanship and design of the carpet, making this an excellent example of the beautiful area rugs from Malayer. The facinating rug abrash color variations give this carpet a striking, elegant feel that would be the perfect match for a more formal room. However, the simplicity of the design also makes it unique among the antique Persian Malayer rugs which make it easy to complement a more rustic or larger Boho-chic design, too.

For people who are looking to buy area rugs and love the more tribal look and feel, they would be hard pressed to find more facinating antique rugs than this one!

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