Fine Herati Fish Design Antique Persian Room Size Tabriz Rug 45268
Created circa 1930’s, this exquisite antique rug from Tabriz features an inset medallion decorated with a densely spaced Herati pattern rendered in chic earth tones.
Fine Herati Fish Design Room Size Antique Persian Tabriz rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – True to the traditional and varied style of many room size antique Persian Tabriz rugs, this classical mahi fish design rug features a multitude of fine details, highlighting the high-quality materials used in its creation. Layered like a delicate confectionery, the Oriental rug features a tilted diamond medallion, its outer edge embellished with fractal complexity. The shape is echoed by matching bold diagonals, creating the tiered effect with alternations of ivory and orange. This fine Persian rug An assortment of flowers march in geometric regularity through the warm spaces, filling every last corner. Enclosing the central area and continuing the floral theme with angular figures, this antique Persian room size Tabriz rug features a set of borders uses the same palette for a sense of unity.
This breathtaking herati rug from Tabriz was created around the turn of the 20th century during a time when the weaving industry of Persian rugs was experiencing a resurgence in popularity. Its flawless design was hand knotted in a fine higher quality weave rug that allowed the artist to incorporate intricate detail in the design.
The herati design originated in the late 15th century in the Persian city of Herat. It is a traditional design that is easily recognizable among collectors. After a period of decline in the 18th century, there was an attempt to reestablish the Persian rug industry as a global industry.
Tabriz is a city that was once an important home to the carpet schools and artists that created the royal court carpets of the Safavid Dynasty. In the late 19th century, master weavers revived many of the traditional motifs and designs of centuries past. Their efforts were a success, and rugs, such as this one, were once again a part of interior design.
Antique rugs like this one are exceptional for several reasons. The colors are spicey and natural. The design was carried out with the precision that indicates skilled hands and a trained eye. Persian rugs have once again gained a place in our hearts and homes, and this one is an inspiring piece that reflects centuries of tradition in fine rug making.
Area rugs are often the first piece that is chosen in today’s interior designs. This piece has a formal feel that would be the perfect foundation to be used as an area rug for the dining room, conversation area, or master bedroom. Its fine detail and workmanship indicate that it might have been a commissioned / custom made rug, rather than one created for the open market. If you are buying and shopping for area rugs for your home, this gorgeous piece is a great option for collectors or the discriminating interior designer.