A Beautiful Soft Color Rustic Antique Persian Malayer Gallery Size Tribal Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: 1900 – This beautiful antique rug — a wonderful antique Malayer Persian rug made in Persia some time around the turn of the twentieth century — is a lovely example of the tradition in which it was made. Finely detailed stepped medallions repeat in staggered array down the length of this lovely antique Malayer long rug. The density of the internal flower decor of the medallions contrasts beautifully with the open clarity of the tan field. The turtle vine scroll border echoes the richness of the medallions while varying the design, but affirming once again the soothing effect of the tan ground in the field. A piece that is evocatively beautiful and traditional in all of the most desirable ways, this charming antique Malayer Persian rug is something genuinely special.
This gorgeous tribal rug brings to mind caravans of spices crossing the desert sands at night, bringing their wares to the world. This gorgeous rug has a tribal character and earthy colors that create a feeling that is soothing and calm. It has just enough contrast to add interest to the design, but still allow it to retain its earthy flavor. Malayer is an area of Northwestern Persia that has both larger cities with their formal weaving workshops and small, rural tribal villages that create pieces with a unique character and charm.
This beautiful antique rug will add a touch of softness to a room of mixed patterns and textures. This piece sparks the imagination and will serve as the perfect inspiration for the rest of the room design.
Most of the rustic area rugs tend to feature richer and bolder colorations. But for those who are buying rugs ana wanting something that is both rustic yet soft and decorative, finding more pleasing area rugs than this may prove to be harder than you think.