Persian Isfahan Silk Found
Stock No. ME-110-001233
This exquisite Persian Isfahan Silk Foundation handmade rug, measuring 2.45 by 1.56 centimeters, is a masterpiece that seamlessly blends classical charm with extraordinary artistry.
A Persian Isfahan silk foundation rug is a valuable investment due to its meticulous craftsmanship, intricate designs, and use of high-quality materials. These rugs often showcase exquisite artistry, lasting durability, and a rich cultural heritage, making them a unique and luxurious addition to any space.
Isfahan, renowned as the cultural heart of Iran, has a deep history in rug making dating back centuries. The city is a hub of Persian art and craftsmanship, known for producing some of the finest handwoven rugs. Isfahan rugs often reflect the city's rich cultural heritage, incorporating intricate designs inspired by Persian motifs and historical influences. These rugs serve as tangible expressions of Isfahan's artistic legacy, making them not just functional items but also pieces of cultural significance and heritage.
2.45 by 1.56 centimeters. The rug itself is extraordinary and yet in many ways it follows a classical shape. It has a central rosette pattern which starts at the center as a dot, a spot. It moves then into a flower formation and then morphoses into a larger flower which sits into a larger flower. At the periphery of the rosette the story changes and almost organically springs out vines which curve around almost in the style of water spiraling down or a tornado and yet there is no sense of disappearance.
There is a calmness to this rug that is accentuated by the very soft pastel grays and light blues and coral colors. The field of the carpet is an ivory white or eggshell white and the vines that creep and crawl over it are in harmony. They are an important aspect of this rug. The spandrels themselves reflect the colors elsewhere in the carpet and there is almost a mahab type shape if one looks at the spandrels which join together at the center in a focal point.
This rug’s central rosette pattern, starting as a delicate dot and evolving into a series of blossoming flowers, creates a captivating focal point.
The rosette central medallion has two drops one north one south and around those spiral and move the climbing vines with flowers and leaves. There are beautiful guard borders. The main guard border has exactly the same colors as the spandrels. The carpet suggests magnificent elegance and beauty. Rugs from Isfahan are particularly collectible
The transition into gracefully spiraling vines at the rosette's periphery adds a touch of dynamic elegance, reminiscent of water spirals or a gentle tornado.
The rug's color palette, featuring soft pastel grays, light blues, and coral tones on an ivory white field, exudes tranquility. The climbing vines, weaving harmoniously across the carpet, contribute to the overall sense of calmness. Noteworthy are the spandrels, forming a cohesive mahab-like shape at the center, mirroring the colors found throughout the rug.
The rosette central medallion, adorned with two drops, north and south, guides the eye along the gracefully meandering vines, showcasing meticulously crafted flowers and leaves.
The arabesque-style climbing plants, leaves, and flowers depicted in handmade rugs often hold cultural significance. In Persian and Islamic art, arabesque motifs symbolize the beauty of nature, life, and the divine. These intricate patterns can also represent the idea of eternal life and the interconnectedness of all living things. Additionally, the use of floral motifs in Persian rugs may carry specific meanings; for instance, certain flowers are associated with cultural symbols or historical references, adding depth and storytelling to the rug's design.
The guard borders, harmonizing with the spandrels, add a finishing touch of beauty and balance to this collectible Isfahan rug.
This rug is not merely a piece of decor; it is a testament to magnificent elegance and beauty. As a collectible from Isfahan, it promises not only immense enjoyment for its owner but also the timeless provision of beauty and comfort for generations to come. But it today with complete confidence.