Large Antique Tabriz Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: Early 20th Century – This spectacular Tabriz carpet was created in the early part of the 20th century and has a stately and regal appearance. The grand design of the carpet reflects the traditions that made Tabriz famous as a carpet weaving center. Tabriz was a city known for creating the grand court carpets of the Safavid Dynasty. Many of the designs created during this time would become the traditional designs with which we are familiar today.
The design of this carpet is centered around the placement of a Persian motif that goes back to the reign of Shah Abbas, who was the fifth Safavid ruler. The palmette motif found throughout this elegant piece dates to that time. Throughout the piece, you will also find a range of florals, including hyacinths, roses, and a variety of flowers. You will also find the boteh, or eternal flame throughout the design, too. The design of this beautiful carpet is classic and steeped in tradition.
The garden theme of this carpet is arranged on a traditional medallion design. Only in this case, the central medallion is understated, and the formal corners are only suggested by a subtle change in the arrangement of flowers. Although this design has a suggested medallion design, it is carried out in a way that gives it the impression of an all-over design. This carpet shows a highly developed level of skill on the part of the designer and the weavers.
This carpet uses a balanced combination of rich, saturated colors and neutral tones, making it the perfect piece for contemporary color palettes. The gorgeous colors of this antique rug make it an excellent addition to a neutral-toned room where it will add visual impact and interest.
The vibrant red background and tribal character of the rug also make it perfect for a Boho chic room. The carpet has an eclectic global quality that conjures up images of the caravans that once traveled the Silk Road with their spices and wares. It will be a beautiful addition to any room in your home or office.