Mid-20th century Samarkand Sandy Beige, Brown Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB6449 8'1" × 16'3" $40,000
Samarkand rugs have a profound and intriguing history which is reflected in their exceptional appearance. They combine influences from numerous weaving cultures, including Persian, Turkish, Chinese or Indian. The magnificent vintage Samarkand antique rug before your eyes is the embodiment of this remarkable craftsmanship. Its main field proudly carries an extremely characteristic design of three pronounced medallions accompanied by gentle flowers, geometric motifs and oriental vintage runner rug symbols, such as vases, tiny animal representations or crosses.
As befits a genuine Samarkand rug, this one is complemented by a series of borders bearing further classic patterns including palmettes, flowering climbers and architectural shapes with a distinct Asian vibe. The expertly composed color palette of sandy beige, light and ebony brown, as well as pale peach, tones down and balances the variety of designs. Besides the mesmerizing appearance, this vintage carpet can boast of masterful execution of the finest wool according to old and refined weaving techniques by a skilled artisan.
Due to such thorough making, the treasure of the past has survive unblemished until this day and will serve its lucky owners for many years. This vintage Samarkand rug is going to match any kind of contemporary décor, bringing in exotic charm and a breath of history.
Mid-20th century Samarkand Sandy Beige, Brown Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB6449