Doris Leslie Blau Collection Oversize Floral Bessarabian Inspired Rug N11899 19'10" × 23'10" $79,000
The area rug before your eyes is not only beautiful but also intriguing. It combines Eastern European and Oriental influences into a coherent whole. Bessarabian design art is famous for wide application of florals and brave combinations of colors with dark backgrounds and colorful patterns.
Here, the border represent the Bessarabian aesthetics with the brown setting and colorful motifs. The main field makes a bow towards the Oriental tradition by exhibiting an allover paisley pattern. Paisley is an ornamental design using the buta (Persian: بته) or boteh, a teardrop-shaped motif with a curved upper end. Originating from Persia, paisley introduces a warm, exotic vibe into the interior. The area rug is rendered in utterly fashionable Living Coral combined with touches of teal, off-white and carmine.
In addition to unique appearance, this flat weave is distinguished by masterful execution. It was hand-woven of the finest wool in accordance with centuries-old techniques. If maintained properly, it will serve its owners for generations without any signs of wear.
Doris Leslie Blau carries an exceptional collection of original modern rugs in many styles and materials. Contemporary hand-made rugs are a bridge throughout history, they are the fruit of the constant evolution of the weaving craft that has accompanied men since the dawn of civilization.
Doris Leslie Blau Collection Oversize Floral Bessarabian Inspired Rug N11899