Vintage Samarkand Rug BB6431 6'3" × 9'4" $20,000
Although Samarkand means “Stone Fort”, behind this harsh name hide some of the most free-spirited and enchanting antique carpets in the world. The one before your eyes is an excellent example of the unique Samarkand style which combines influences from various oriental weaving cultures, including Persian, Turkish, Chinese or Indian. In case of this mesmerizing Samarkand rug we are presented with an allover design of pomegranates interconnected by meandering vines and foliage.
A pomegranate is one of the paramount Persian rug motifs signifying fertility, abundance and prosperity. The main field is enclosed within a single border bearing further fertility symbols known as “Bereket”, protective crosses and simplified palmettes. This intriguing and powerful design is executed in toned shades of mauve, taupe, caramel and dark brown which give the vintage rug a classy face and an absolutely timeless appeal.
The versatility and never-fading magic of the composition are also reflected in the thorough hand-making of the finest wool in accordance with old and refined weaving techniques. This sublime vintage rug will easily fit into all kinds of contemporary interior décors, bringing in the one-of-a-kind bohemian spirit and recherché charm of Samarkand craftsmanship.
Vintage Samarkand Rug BB6431
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