Unusually Fine Breathtaking Floral Antique Persian Serapi Rug, Country / Origin: Persia, Circa / Date: 1900 – The antique Persian Heriz Serapi and Bakshaish rugs are some of the most beautiful rugs in the world and are favorites among collectors and interior designers alike. The exquisite designs of these captivating Persian rugs tend to have a formal character and more vibrant colors that serve as a focal point in the room. The antique Persian Serapi rugs were once favorites in state and federal buildings in the early years of the United States. This beautiful piece was created around the turn of the 20th century and features a unique design that is different from the more common Serapi designs.
The Serapi, as well as the antique Persian Heriz rugs, come from the mountains of northwest Persia. Some of the more recognizable designs of these antique rugs are based on a central medallion with an angular style. They typically feature larger scale and angular designs that are spaced farther apart, allowing the color of the background to play a prominent role in the design. This rug features large-scale floral motifs and has an all-over pattern for a garden-style theme that will bring a touch of nature to the indoor space.
This Persian Serapi rug features large tribal approach to the floral design that is filled with graceful acanthus leaves that makes it stand out among other rugs from this region. The gorgeous, reds, blues, and creams against a brown background create contrast and will complement a range of décor styles. The precision of the design creates a formal feel that would make the perfect foundation for a formal dining room or conversation area.
The Serapi rug also has a tribal feel that would be perfect for a Boho Chic room with plenty of plant material and textures throughout the space. Serapi rugs are known for their wools that are soft and durable. This rug would make a perfect foundation for traditional decor.
Many interior decorators and designers use Persian rugs in their home decor projects to serve as a bridge in a room that features different stylistic pieces. This room could easily blend into a more formal setting, but if your style is a little more on the eclectic side, it can bring the room design together and create a sense of balance. This Serapi area rug has a sophisticated feel that will bring a sense of elegance to any space.