Beautiful Room Size Antique Persian Serapi Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Tucked away in northwestern Persia is a small village that creates some of the most beautiful, geometric tribal rugs in the world. This rug is from the village of Heriz and was created around the turn of the 20th century. These Persian rugs are unique in the world of rug connoisseurship. For many centuries their remote location allowed them to develop their craft without significant outside influence, making them a unique class with a distinctive look.
The villagers created these beautiful antique rugs using centuries-old traditions and locally available materials. Many of these village rugs were created as runner rugs, and room-size rugs, such as this one, were less common. Designers love the Persian Serapi carpets for their vibrant colors and charming, folk-art-like designs.
The individual motifs of this antique Persian Serapi Heriz rug are less dense than one finds in area rugs from other areas. The artist makes ample use of solid-colored areas. This creates contrast and allows the design to stand out. The colors are warm and serene, making this the perfect piece for creating your weekend sanctuary.
Serapi rugs are used in both home and office settings to create a casual atmosphere. This rug is the perfect complement to many modern styles, such as Boho-chic and eco-chic designs that favor rugs with a more primitive feel. Tribal rugs are finding their way into many of today’s contemporary decor styles. They add character and charm to traditional and classic designs. They also add interest and a vintage appeal to modern, streamlined decor.
Antique Persian Serapi rugs are used to define spaces, such as dining Halls, conversation areas, and offices. Earthy colors, such as Cayenne Red, Reddened Earth, Canyon Clay, and Cinnamon Bark are finding their way into Eco-style, Nordic, Scandinavian, and Retro-style rooms. They add softness to Ultra-Modern rooms and Industrial-style spaces, too. Regardless of your style, this gorgeous piece will make an excellent addition to the space and give it a global and well-traveled character.