Large Antique Persian Geometric Heriz Serapi Rug 49162
This large size Heriz Serapi rug is exquisitely executed using color and pattern. Precise geometric lines and bold, contrasting colors define motifs and areas of this rug. The central medallion features an eight-pointed star encircled with variations of the motif. This central figure is enclosed by a four-pointed star defined by bright red lines and a camel-colored background. The outermost eight-pointed star includes squares of light blue that contain stylized flowers. Delicately rendered vines connect geometrical flowers, buds and tendrils throughout the field of this truly happy antique rug. The red field makes a bold statement of color, echoed throughout the piece in outlines and filler. The border of floral rosettes and palmettes connected with vine scrolls harmonizes with the overall theme of the piece.
Large Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug 49162, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – Antique Persian Serapi carpets are known for their classic designs and use of brilliant color to create a design that is majestic yet has an earthy tribal appeal. One of the main features that stands out about this large antique Persian Heriz carpet from around the turn of the 20th century is its spectacular use of color to delineate the geometric form and defined specific areas within the antique Persian rug. This is a classic feature of antique carpets from this era and place that make them some of the most highly collectible world.
This beautiful large antique Persian Heriz Serapi rug is based on a classic central medallion design with fields that radiate out towards the formal corners, enclosed by an elaborate border that helps to define the space. What stands out about this specific antique Persian Heriz Serapi rug is its spectacular use of bright happy colors and its level of preservation. The light Persian rug colors within this stunning antique rug remain bright and vibrant, enhancing its ability to serve as the centerpiece of any room design.
Antique Persian Serapi and Heriz rugs are highly collectible for their exquisite use of color, highly recognizable design, and the quality of work that stands the test of time. These magnificent works of art can easily find their way into traditional designs, adding a touch of elegance. They can also, just as effortlessly, serve as the focal point of a minimalist or modern design, adding an “Old World” charm and tribal quality to the room. This large antique Persian Heriz Serapi rug is an excellent example of a masterpiece from an area of the world that is known for the artistry and skill in antique Oriental rug design.