There are over 100 beautiful and lush Persian rugs in this week’s collection, but today we’re going to highlight just six for you to lust over.
Woven in village workshops, these ornate rugs reveal a variety of intricate designs. Whether floral or geometric, each rug pattern retains a sense of elegance and refinement. These carpets carry as much utilitarian as artistic value, accentuating any home with their rich tradition.
A handmade Tabriz area rug, about 7-by-10 feet, is one of the top picks in the auction. This original home decor floor covering was made by the hands of artistic skillful weavers inspired by ancient designs.
Another standout is a big and bold handmade Bakhtiari, which measures about 9-by-12 feet, perfect for your living room or den.
A masterfully woven Persian Hamadan rug features intricately done hybrid geometrical and floral borders. The 5-by-10 rug is lamb’s wool on a cotton foundation.
A smaller Persian Hamadan rug of lamb’s wool projects great contrast in the variety of colors in all natural vegetable dye.
This Chinese Peking area rug represents the period immediately following World War I when rug production moved from Ningxia and other interior centers to the capital.
A colorful transitional design area rug made of stain-resistant polypropylene pile was made in Turkey on a power loom.
Additional pieces in the auction catalog include a French wall tapestry and an antique American hooked rug. Click here to view the full catalog and begin decorating your home.