Animal Design Motif Antique Tabriz Rug, Country of origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – A classical Persian medallion design unfolds with perfect elegance across the field of this outstanding antique Persian Tabriz rug. A soft red scalloped oval medallion at the center is surrounded by sprays of flowering vines inhabited by pheasant against a cool navy ground. The undulating corner pieces have a soft red ground echoing the color and interior design detail of the central medallion. Reciprocal trefoil and arabesque vine scrolls continue the design texture and palette of the corner pieces, nicely anchoring and framing the field. Antique animal motif Tabriz Persian rugs like this are famed for their ability to preserve the high standards of the great Persian court carpets of the Safavid era.