4′ x 6′ 4″ Vintage Persian Malayer in an allover Herati design area rug from the late 19th Century. The Malayer rug has an allover Herati pattern design on a dark navy blue field and a cream color border with design colors in brown and French blue. The beautiful border with flower design “Gol Farang” (meaning foreign flowers in Persian) is reminiscent of the French Aubusson carpets. The rug has a wool pile on a wool foundation making the rug very soft and durable.
- Dimensions: 4′ x 6′ 4″
- Date of Manufacture: 4th Quarter of the 1800s
- Place of Origin: Persia
- Material: Wool pile on a wool foundation with natural vegetable dyes
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use