Breathtaking Antique Persian Serapi Area Rug, Country of origin: Persia, Circa date: 1880 – Serapi rugs have delighted collectors and designers for many centuries. Their bold, tribal designs and spectacular colors made them favorites among the statesmen and nobles of the Colonial United States. They were also favorites among the moguls of the industrial age around the turn of the 20th century. This regal example was created in the late 1880s and would make an excellent statement piece in any room.
Serapi rugs are known for their gorgeous color combinations and bold, geometric patterns. They often feature high-contrast colors and have an artisan feel. Serapi rugs were often woven by families as commissioned pieces by wealthy European investors. Each one is unique and shows the artistry of the family in color and design. This one uses a central medallion with pendants and formal corners.
The tribal character of this rug makes it the perfect foundation for a Boho Chic or eclectic room design. It will also add authenticity to a room of cherished family heirlooms. You could use it to define an area for dining or conversation. Anywhere you choose to use it, a breathtaking Serapi rug like this one, will complete the look and create a welcoming space for entertaining and relaxing.
Today’s style trends are moving away from pieces that look manufactured, and this piece still bears traces of the hands that created it. This gives it a human touch and connects it to the culture and people who created it. The design is a combination of a traditional Heriz regional layout combined with ancient tribal symbols that go back centuries. The result is a timeless, classic piece that will bring its regal character to the home or office.
Serapi rugs are an excellent choice for a transitional room that features a mix of modern pieces and antiques. The colors and design of this rug create a breathtaking combination that will add a touch of elegance to any room. Our team at Nazmiyal is proud to offer this fine antique Serapi rug for our collection. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like further information.