Heriz Serapi Rugs

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Heriz Serapi rugs are among the most recognizable rugs of Iran because of their distinctive monumental designs and the expressive power of their angular drawing. They tend to have strong medallion designs accented through the use of color, but allover Heriz and Serapi rugs are not uncommon. Herizes / Serapis rely on floral patterns with strap-work vines and grand palmettes with zig-zag contouring. Where other Persian Rugs would utilize a curved form, Antique Heriz Serapi carpets will apply series of angular twists and turns, imparting an emphatic geometry to the design. Heriz Serapi Rugs have glorious color, with rich reds, blues, greens, and yellows resonating against ivory. Much of the formal vocabulary, drawing, and color sensibility of Antique Heriz Serapi Rugs is traceable to the classical antique Caucasian rugs of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Since the Heriz / Serapi region of northern Iran is not far from the Caucasus, it is not surprising that Heriz and Serapi carpets have preserved so much of the Classical Caucasian tradition. Some antique Heriz rugs and antique Serapi carpets, however, especially those produced in silk, display a different drawing and design vocabulary linked to other types of Persian carpet. They are identified as Heriz rugs primarily by their weave.

Just west of Tabriz lies the village of Heriz, located in the Iranian part of Azerbaijan. Heriz carpets are mostly distinguished by their rectilinear designs, a departure from the traditional arabesques and scrolls typical of Persian manufactory. A large central stepped medallion with corners or an allover design of highly stylized floral motifs is quite typical. Repeating patterns are less common. The pile is thick and heavy and the color palette is rich and varied. Older Heriz rugs had madder grounds and medallions mostly of indigo. The finer antique rugs use the technique “double outlining”, where the design of the rug is separated from the field by two lines in different colors. This design element sets the gold standard for the best Heriz designs.

The style of antique Heriz rugs and antique Serapi carpets (both originating from the same region of Iran) is a paradigm for the traditional geometric designs of Northwest Iran. These distinctive rugs are woven with tribal weaves which accentuates the angles and boldness exhibited in the highly stylized floral motifs. Typically these rugs carry a masculine aura to them which makes them perfect options for libraries, studies, and other rooms rich with wooden or earthy accents though they are also popular in living rooms both formal and non.

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37 Rugs Found in Heriz-Serapi Rug

Antique Persian Silk Heriz Serapi Rug 43925

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 6 in x 5 ft 10 in
          (1.37 m x 1.78 m)
This magnificent antique silk Heriz has an allover pattern of split calyx arabesques.

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rug 44632

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 5 ft 3 in x 6 ft
          (1.6 m x 1.83 m)
At the center of the rich red field a cruciform medallion in blue-black and ivory floats freely with a lavish interior embellishment of sinuous vines. Undulating blue-green cornerpieces fill out the field with elaborate arabesque detail.

Antique Persian Heriz Rug 46392

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 10 in x 6 ft 2 in
          (1.47 m x 1.88 m)
This striking antique Heriz rug showcases an elaborate arabesque decorated with fiery palmettes and delicate leaflets that are set over a robust crimson field.

Antique Persian Heriz Rug 46393

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 9 in x 6 ft 3 in
          (1.45 m x 1.9 m)
Boldly decorated and beautifully colored, this exquisite antique Persian rug from Heriz features a grand lozenge medallion surrounded by rustic botanical motifs.

Antique Silk Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 40829

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 4 ft 9 in x 6 ft 3 in
          (1.45 m x 1.9 m)
This sumptuously elegant antique Serapi carpet from Persia has an allover Mina Khani pattern surrounding a small central quatrefoil medallion.

Small Antique Persian Heriz Scatter Rug 47520

Style: Serapi-Heriz Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 5 ft x 6 ft 4 in
          (1.52 m x 1.93 m)

Antique Persian Serapi Rug 47235

Style: Serapi-Heriz Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 5 ft 4 in x 7 ft 5 in
          (1.63 m x 2.26 m)
Combining the best traits of the sought-after Serapi, this antique Persian rug displays pure colors and a striking pattern with rectilinear and curvilinear figures.

Antique Heriz Persian Rugs 44802

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 6 ft 5 in x 8 ft 6 in
          (1.96 m x 2.59 m)
This Serapi carpet is an excellent example of the Heriz medallion and the locally-preferred color scheme, including coppery reds and the classic Persian blue.

Antique Serapi Persian Rug #43451

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 7 ft 10 in x 8 ft 10 in
          (2.39 m x 2.69 m)
This splendid antique Serapi has an allover floral pattern of classical Persian inspiration.

Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Carpet 47457

Style: Serapi-Heriz Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 6 ft 4 in x 9 ft 6 in
          (1.93 m x 2.9 m)

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 43247

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 9 ft 5 in x 9 ft 9 in
          (2.87 m x 2.97 m)
The bold dynamic drawing and exquisite use of color in this carpet are classically Heriz.

Garden Design Antique Persian Silk Heriz Carpet 47240

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 6 ft 6 in x 9 ft 9 in
          (1.98 m x 2.97 m)
Knotted from vibrant, luxurious silk fibers, this antique Persian Heriz carpet is the ultimate representation of the regal chahar-bagh or garden of paradise.

Antique Silk Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 3087

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 6 ft 8 in x 9 ft 11 in
          (2.03 m x 3.02 m)
This elegant all silk antique Oriental Heriz carpet from Persia has a delicate filigree design of oval medallions and eight-pointed stars and a beautiful vine scroll border.

Antique Heriz Rug 47160

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 8 ft x 10 ft
          (2.44 m x 3.05 m)
This archetypal antique embroidered suzani showcases a lovely assortment of vivacious botanical ornaments that artfully balance bold colors and delicate details. Combining advanced pattern-making skills and rustic rectilinear geometry, this superb antique Heriz rug has a striking appearance with strong masculine details.

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rug #44537

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 9 ft 7 in x 11 ft 7 in
          (2.92 m x 3.53 m)

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This lavish antique Serapi has a classic Heriz design.

Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug 47444

Style: Serapi-Heriz Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 10 ft x 11 ft 7 in
          (3.05 m x 3.53 m)
Scattered across this masterpiece of intricate design is a joyful display of patterns that recall the exuberance and vivacity of life itself. A joy to behold, this rug will provide a lifetime of fascinating study in each detailed and expertly rendered motif.

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 2570

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 9 ft 9 in x 11 ft 11 in
          (2.97 m x 3.63 m)
This antique Heriz Serapi carpet from Persia combines the bold scale and effect of the best Serapis with an usually graceful and refined sense of design.

Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Carpet 47293

Style: Serapi-Heriz Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 9 ft 5 in x 12 ft 3 in
          (2.87 m x 3.73 m)

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 43208

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 8 ft 2 in x 12 ft 6 in
          (2.49 m x 3.81 m)
This superb antique Serapi is unusual for its design and cool, earthy palette.

Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rug 46247

Style: Heriz-Serapi Rug
Origin: Persian Rugs
Size: 10 ft 1 in x 12 ft 9 in
          (3.07 m x 3.89 m)
Lavishly decorated, this stunning antique Persian Serapi rug depicts a striking octofoil medallion adorned with grand floral motifs that have a bold, elegant style.

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