Antique NW Persian Malayer area rug with colorful border and allover floral design

Antique Persian Malayer - 4'8 x 6'4

Regular price $2,200.00 Sale

This Malayer rug was handwoven during the first quarter of the 20th century in Western Iran.

This rug features a latticed grid of blossoming shrubs in reds, blues, golds and ivory on a deep indigo field. Hidden within the balanced and consistent latticework are simple striped bird motifs. The border features a pattern of lively palmettes and serrated leaves on an ivory ground which contrasts nicely with the field. On deeper inspection further pairings of abstracted birds become apparent sitting atop the palmettes in the border. A great find all around with balanced composition, harmonious color usage, good age and condition. 

In very condition, signs of wear consistent with age. Pile is low, with a hefty handle. 

 

Size: 4'8" x 6'4" [142cm x 193cm]

Age: Q1 20th Century (1900-1925)

Country of Origin: W Iran

Type of Rug: Malayer 

Material: Wool Pile on a Cotton Foundation

Pile Height: Low

Condition: Very Good

 

BK2147

 

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