Magnificent Large Antique Persian Tabriz Haji Jalili Rug, Country of Origin: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880 – Symmetrical and well-grounded through the use of obvious landmarks, this antique Persian rug is a marvel to behold. There are numerous rigid shapes within the core of the antique Persian Tabriz Haji Jalili rug and surrounding borders that act as focal points for the surrounding motifs. The powerful use of color and outlining in this magnificent antique Persian Tabriz carpet allows the weaver to convey a clear sense of motion, especially in the negative space surrounding the larger landmarks. Because of how minuscule so many of the details appear, they seem to almost blend into the background colors, resulting in a textured effect that plays with the antique rug’s natural composition, especially in relation to the larger elements throughout.
This beautiful and finely woven Persian area rug, a magnificent antique Persian Tabriz carpet, features intricate flower patterns throughout. The outer-most border pattern of this antique Persian Tabriz Haji Jalili rug, which was woven by the great master weaver Haji Jalili, consists of closely organized small rams head inspired floral motifs in soft beautiful blues against the light cream background.
The next small guard border has a geometric and simplistic approach to the running dog / Greek key design. The main border, which is pretty much the size of all the guard borders combined, features the conic cypress three design flanked by meticulously designed floral clusters. The border colors are extremal harmonious and are reflected in the main field of the Tabriz rug as well. The artistic effect adds so much depth, texture and balance to the overall feel of the antique rug. The outermost patterns repeat again, in reverse order, creating a cohesion between the different patterns around the Haji Jalili rug.
Needless to say, Haji Jalili produced some of the best area rugs ever woven, and this beautiful antique Persian Tabriz Haji Jalili rug no exception. Area rugs such as this are ideal and versatile enough to work in almost any interior deign setting. Fine quality rugs and traditional rugs such as this example, with its magnificently artistic border designs, make for a captivating frame is used as a dining room rug. But timeless beautiful rugs such as this will look amazing pretty much anywhere on chooses to display them.