Originating from the village of Malayer in Persia, this beautiful antique 1920 Persian Malayer rug is a wonderful example of the kinds of rugs that were made in this region. Malayer rugs are renowned for their highly decorative nature and typically come in smaller sizes, making them perfect for intimate spaces. This particular rug features the Harshang design, also known as the crab motif, which carries symbolic representations of renewal, creativity, and protection.
This beauty showcases a remarkable array of strong and powerful geometric motifs on a rich berry ground, saturated with a lovely array of colors like ice blue, marmalade orange, and navy blue. An ornate border band is sandwiched between two other bands that feature motifs that resemble birds gracefully rising into the air. These border bands add an extra layer of beauty and significance to the rug's overall composition.
Skillfully handwoven with vegetable-dyed wool, this rug boasts exceptional quality and durability. Despite its age, it remains in good condition, retaining a stout and solid structure. The handle is both nice and sturdy, making it an ideal choice for high traffic areas where it can withstand the test of time.
Whether a collector or simply looking to add a touch of antique charm to a space, this fantastic rug is sure to elevate and enrich any space it graces. Its history, craftsmanship, and beauty make it a fabulous piece of floor art that will be cherished for generations to come. Low pile, handwoven with vegetable dyed wool.
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