5042 Mahal 8'10" x 12'4"
Decorative Antique Persian Sultanabad / Mahal Rug 5042, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: First Quarter 2oth century – 1920’s – Sultanabad carpets are some of the most desirable in the world of carpets. They fit into styles from formal to contemporary and often display a beautiful range of colors and designs. This gorgeous Sultanabad was created in the 1920s and the characteristics of a carpet created in the formal weaving centers, but it also has a unique tribal quality, too. This piece has a spacious feel and rich texture.
This has elements of the formal court designs that were created historically for the Persian rulers, and it also has tribal motifs that give it a rustic charm. This is a versatile carpet that could fit into many different design schemes, depending on the accessories and other furniture in the room. The cool color and beautiful floral designs bring elements of the natural world into the room.
The scale of the design feels spacious, and the colors are cool. The repeating motif gives the design balance, and the gentle color shifts create a feeling of serenity. The texture of the antique rug is supple, and the pile is cut short to preserve the crispness of the design.
Contemporary designers often start with a carpet that sets the tone of the room. This is a beautiful rug to serve as the base for the rest of the room design. It could easily fit into a traditional or contemporary room style. Its floral pattern could be used to add texture and depth to a layered look. It has a geometric nature in the placement of the elements, which would allow it to add softness in a geometric room design. This carpet has cool colors and an elegant design that creates a formal feel within the space. It would be a beautiful addition to a traditional design with its old-world charm and sophisticated character.