Named for the uniforms of the British Royal Navy, navy is a deep, dark blue color that's almost black, although some shades of navy are a bit bluer. Navy is a cool color that can be used as a neutral color.
Carrying the blue symbolism associated with the darker shades of blue, navy conveys importance, confidence, power, and authority, as well as intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism. Like black, a navy oriental rug carries a sense of elegance and sophistication. It's associated with the police and military.
A navy oriental rug is timeless and it fits in nicely with all other colors. For a formal design, use navy with cream for a rich, classic look or pair navy with coral or orange for a modern pop of color. Navy is a gender-neutral color that fits in everywhere.