4’ 5” x 6’ 6” A wonderful area rug from the village of Malayer in NW Persia from the early 1900s. The rug has a beautiful allover geometric design set in a rust color field. The corner spandrels are in a French blue color with a paisley design scattered throughout. The rug has a cream color main border with distinct crab-form designs in blue, red, pink, purple, and brown colors. The rug has a “distressed” look but is still very beautiful.
- Dimensions: 4’ 5” x 6’ 6”
- Date of Manufacture: 1st Quarter of the 1900s
- Place of Origin: Persia
- Material: Wool pile on a cotton foundation with natural vegetable dyes
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use