Stunning Room Size Vintage Persian Silk Qum Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century – Qum is an ancient city located near Tehran that is filled with impressive architectural structures. Pilgrims and visitors come to this city to explore its splendor. Qum only began to produce rugs in the 1920s, but even though it is a newcomer, it quickly became known for creating some of the most beautiful and coveted Persian silk rugs in the world. These designs are the culmination of over 400 years of rug-making knowledge and tradition. This gorgeous room-sized silk rug has a traditional flavor and will make the perfect addition to traditional or contemporary decor.
Silk has several properties that make it special as a rug weaving material. It can be spun into extremely fine threads, allowing for an exceptional level of detail. It also picks up the light and has a luster that gives this magnificent vintage Persian rug an ethereal glow in a room with natural sunlight. This vintage Persian silk Qum rug has a traditional design that is reminiscent of the magnificent Persian rugs of the late 19th century. It mimics these older vintage rugs with a formal medallion layout and intricate motifs.
The Persian rug weaver creates contrast among different areas of the extremely fine weave rug by varying the background colors and the density of the motifs and design. This shows a highly developed level of artistry and creates an exquisite piece. This silk Qum rug uses a simple palette for such a complex piece, which is another testament to the skill of the artist.
This rug uses brilliant, fiery reds that are offset by cool blues and earthy browns. It is the perfect color palette for a modern dining hall, living room, or to create a Boudoir-style feel in the bedroom. This beautiful vintage room size rug is perfectly suited to pair with rich velvets, satins, and brocades. The design is elegant and will bring a stately presence to any room of the home.
Contemporary homes are using darker colors on the walls this year, including brilliant reds. This extremely fine vintage Persian silk Qum rug has a spicy, global flavor that is perfect for creating a room that has layers of color and texture throughout. Its warm tone will bring out the brilliance of mixed metal accent pieces in the space, such as golden rose, buttered brass, and chrome. Persian rugs are the foundation of modern decor styles, and this one could easily set a refined and sophisticated tone in the space.