Beautiful Large Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1920’s – Persian Heriz rugs are known for their beautiful colors, artistry, and soft feel. This rug was created in the 1920’s and is exceptionally well-preserved. The colors are as bright as when it was created, and it shows few signs of wear. Persian Serapi rugs have found their way into interiors for hundreds of years, and now, they fit perfectly into contemporary styles.
The Persian rugs from Heriz were woven in northwestern Persia, about 60 miles from the carpet weaving center of Tabriz. The area of Tabriz has the honor of being one of the older carpet-weaving city in Persia. Their rugs are the culmination of centuries of rug weaving tradition. Over the years, the style has developed into a unique blend of stylized traditional motifs and geometric forms.
Persian Heriz Serapi rugs are grand and elegant, and you can find many to fit larger rooms. They are the perfect match for rooms with tall ceilings and large architectural features. They have the formal symmetry of a city carpet, but this is intertwined with folkloric elements that give it a tribal feel. You will find symmetrically repeated motifs, but seldom will they be recreated in the exact same way. The artists chose the recreate the same design element, only in different colors or in a slightly different way.
This tribal quality within the confines of the formal design gives it versatility. This rug can easily fit into a Boho Chic room or an elegant dining hall. The soft reds and navy blues of the background are accented by vibrant blue, salmon, and delicate ivories. The center of this antique rug features a brilliant blue that is reminiscent of the reflecting pool in a formal garden. As one expects from Heriz Serapi rugs, these elements are suggested, but they are presented in a form that only provides hints as to their inspiration.
Persian Heriz Serapi rugs rea unique and add their own character to the room. This one uses bright, vibrant colors that will add a lively touch to the interior design. The motifs are bold and have a dynamic energy that they will carry into the room. Heriz Serapi rugs are favorites among interior designers and collectors. This one would make an exquisite addition to your home or office.