Beautiful Antique Persian Serapi Rug 48642
This late 19th century Serapi rug is a testament to the artist’s skill and attention to detail. Like so many other Persian rugs, this incredible piece combines bright, flowing colors with unique shapes and patterns to establish a one-of-a-kind viewing experience. Many of the vivacious colors chosen for this piece are designed to stand in contrast against each other, drawing attention to their shape and composition. At the center of the rug, a geometric medallion with beautiful floral details shines in the foreground, acting as an anchor for the flowing scene around it.
Beautiful and Luxurious Antique Persian Serapi Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 19th Century– Antique Persian Serapi rugs have an elegant and timeless character that stands as a testimony to the artistry and the talent that made the antique rugs from this area of the world highly desirable. This antique Persian Heriz Serapi rug was woven during the late 19th century and is, hands down, one of the most beautiful examples of its kind. It features a balanced design that uses a central medallion as the focal point with beautiful rich jewel tone colors and an unusually soft luxurious texture.
The central medallion design is a classic arrangement of elements found in rugs of this region. Although the basic design follows a similar structure with a central medallion and several layers of complex borders, the range of artistry within these formal elements makes each antique Persian rug a unique piece. This particular design uses darker colors to highlight the central motif of this gorgeous antique Persian Serapi rug and neutral colors in the border. This makes the main border appear to be a supporting element that enhances the main design of the field.
The horizontal and vertical symmetry of the this captivating and rare antique Persian Serapi give it a balanced feel and support the role of the central medallion as the main visual feature of the rug. The motifs of the antique Oriental rug are rendered in angular forms that give the rug a primitive, tribal feel. The formal elements of the rug and the striking use of contrasting color gives the rug a majestic appearance, yet it manages to retain a simple, primitive quality. This antique Serapi Persian rug would make at color and make a statement in any design from traditional to contemporary, adding a distinctly tribal character to any room.