This Old World classic is also estimated at ,000-,000.since 1965, woven founder and co-owner abraham moradzadeh has been lovingly collecting antique rugs from all over the world.floral patterns and geometric designs dominate both types of antique persian rugs with repeating flowers, medallions, and geometric designs tipping off the viewer to its persian roots.
the village rugs are connected to the history of the nomadic cultures with storylines and styles passed down through the generations.
nomadic weavers worked more from memory and oral traditions creating a strong regional distinction in both design and palette.
the design themes amongst turkish rugs are diverse according to regional and tribal practices but geometric patterns are the most common imagery found in antique turkish rugs.
while every antique rug is unique, some of the common designs include thick borders of floral images as well as vinery with a centerpiece medallion or diamond pattern.
antique persian rugs are available in a full range of colors but some of the more common palettes of these types of rugs include rustic oranges, slate blues, and shades of sage.
the melding of colors with design is an important factor for each weaver and a sense of subtle blending and overall harmony is felt in the finished rug.
in the most complex persian rugs, these knot patterns can reach up to 550 knots per square inch.
the result of this laborious and extremely detailed process is that the design patterns are highly balanced and seamlessly integrated into overarching themes.
Earlier still is an 1880s Kazak Moghan Caucasian rug (below) measuring 3 feet 8 inches by 7 feet 2 inches, which has a ,000-,000 estimate.