Samarkand Red, Brown, Yellow, Mauve and Beige Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB6461 6'8" × 11'0" $18,000
The ancient city of Samarkand is located at the former Silk Road which have had a strong impact on area rug designs coming from the Central Asian town. This lively vintage rug, permeated with Far-Asian influences, shows the incredible richness and diversity of Samarkand creations. Its main field incorporates a central decorative medallion exposed on a saturated carmine shade, and enveloped by four corner cloud-like cartouches.
This tastefully balanced composition is enclosed within a series of elegant borders with further Chinese-derived motifs. The invigorating red hue which prevails in the color palette is complemented by dark brown, dusty yellow, mauve and beige. The entire design is bold yet not overwhelming. In addition to charming appearance, the vintage Samarkand rug is distinguished by impeccable execution which allowed it to survive until present day without any signs of wear.
Hand-knotted of the finest wool in accordance with traditional weaving techniques, the carpet enchants with its soft, luminous and durable pile that, if properly maintained, will serve its owners for generations. This unique vintage Samarkand antique rug will easily match a wide variety of interior arrangements, bringing in the magic and recherché charm of oriental artistry.
Samarkand Red, Brown, Yellow, Mauve and Beige Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB6461