Elegant Large Antique Persian Heriz Area Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa date: 1900 – Persian rugs continue to find their way into an increasing range of design styles. Heriz is one of the cities that was home to the early carpet centers of the Safavid Dynasty, and it has remained an area that has produced some of the best rugs throughout the centuries. Antique Persian Heriz Serapi rugs were once common sights in the palaces and public buildings of the Safavid Dynasty.
This piece features the classic oversized medallion and multiple backgrounds that are typical for antique rugs of this area. The vibrant colors of this piece add a stateliness and elegance to the rug that makes it perfect for a traditional or Grand Millennial style. This is an oversized area rug that was more than likely made to occupy a public area or a private estate.
This gorgeous rug was created around the year 1900 when the Persian rug industry was undergoing a revival. Many of the masters were creating exquisite traditional designs using the techniques from the Golden Age of Persian Art. This is an excellent piece for a collector or to complement a range of architectural styles, including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, or Victorian.
Of course, this rug is perfect for a traditional home or a historical estate. Heriz rugs were a popular addition to Queen Anne homes where they match the elegance of fine wood grains and a collection of exquisite antiques. Designers continue to find new ways to use Persian rugs, and they are now part of a wider range of styles, including more recent ones.
In a room of contemporary furniture, they add contrast and a focal point in the room. Many times, few other decorative elements are needed because the rug adds just enough to give the room have a finished look. This rug is the perfect size for a formal dining hall or public space.
Heriz and Persian Serapi rugs of this complexity and craftsmanship are becoming a rare find on the open market. This is a beautiful piece to add to your collection or to add sophistication and a touch of history to your home or office. This is one of those special Persian Heriz rugs where color and design come together in an almost sublime way.