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Lot 6158

Antique Persian Malayer Rug 6 ft 2 in x 4 ft 5 in (1.88 m x 1.35 m)

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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Magnificent Small Scatter Size Light Blue Background Antique Persian Malayer Rug, Country of Origin: Persian Rug, Circa 1900's.

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This wondrous light blue colored background antique Persian Malayer rug is a masterpiece of exquisite beauty. Through its refined details, symmetrical design and rustic colors of rusty red and blue, this beautiful small scatter size rug exudes a distinct aura of magnificence and majesty.

This antique carpet featured a beautifully intricate navy blue central medallion. This Persian rug’s diamond shaped central medallion is characterized by a fanciful pattern and lined with a thin thread of light cream.

A subtle aspect of organic beauty is formed by the leaf structures that this pattern depicts. This idyllic image is continued in the surrounding pattern of the inner light blue rectangular field, which is decorated with long and delicate rusty red colored vines that carry a diverse assortment of different leaves and floral motifs.

The same navy blue that is featured in the central diamond design of this magnificent light blue background Antique Persian Malayer rug, is used in each corner of the inner field. This color based balancing act creates a charming frame that elicits a stunning juxtaposition between the navy blue tones of the surface design and the much lighter blue tones of the background.

This antique Oriental carpet is completed by a wide rusty red border. This border is embellished with stunningly intricate and lighter colored details. Small classic border design ornaments, in alternating colors of light greens, creams and blue line the entire length of the border as it encircles the central illustration and creates a satisfying impression of symmetry and colmpleteness.

This light blue background antique Persian Malayer rug is a magnificent example of supreme artistic skill and mastery. It the kind of decorative rug that will be sure to add a majestic and elegant touch of sophistication to any interior designed space.


Lot # 6158 is in a very good condition. The pile is full and even with no visible wear signs. The two ends are original and secured. The sides are original and secured. There is no dryness in the foundation. This rug is clean and floor ready.. Please contact our rug experts at or call us for any questions you may have at 212.545.8029.

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