Burgundy is a deep red often compared to wine. It is a rich color that can add a vibrant focus or distinguished impression to a room’s décor. This shade of red is most commonly seen in traditional and transitional rugs.
There is a regal quality to burgundy which makes it an ideal color for traditional Persian and Oriental rugs. The burgundy color is often accented with shades of gold and greenery for a sense of elegance. Burgundy is also popular in southwestern designs as well, where it's used in conjunction with oranges, browns and tans that recall the desert environments of many tribes.