17 Foot Vintage Persian Runner / Antique Rug Runner / 3'4 x 16'8 Malayer #3465

Regular price $2,250.00

Talk about ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. This antique Persian Malayer definitely commands attention and in the greatest way. It is no young lamb...this gorgeous gem has 150+ years of life, woven circa 1880. 

With its art, whimsical style, color ways that have pop and sensational character earned through time, it is the gift that keeps on giving. This is the kind of art on the floor your friends will notice and talk about as it has a great deal of beauty, character and personality and it'll ground the home with so much soul! It is also the runner of your dreams that you get to live with, for decades to come and will love more with each day that passes. The wool on this ancient runner is soft and it has scattered wear. You can see tribal motifs throughout and the female weaver has also left her mark, see if you can spot the female figures woven into the field of the rug. 

The irresistible and all natural dyes that have so beautifully aged, all with vegetable dyed wool. You will also see the shades of dyes changing which is a natural phenomenon called abrash, which is the result of different batches of wool that were dyed, as this is vegetal (aka vegetable) dyed wool rug (from plant, fruit, and vegetables) used to produce this whimsical rug.

Like all of the most artistic village rugs, older antique Malayer carpets are excellent investments in art. Malayer is a large village located between the major weaving areas of Hamadan and Sarouk in Northwest Persia. Malayer and the surrounding villages produced some of the most ornate village weavings that Blue Parakeet Rugs is proud to scour earth to find and collect. At the finer levels, each Malayer Oriental carpet is distinct, the weavers having drawn on a large pool of designs, investing much originality in their creation.

:: Please consider a rug pad for this old beauty, to keep it protected and wiggle free. Click below if you want to add one at BPR and we will custom cut it to size:

Extra Long Runner Rug Pad

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