Gorgeous Large Antique Persian Tabriz Area Rug, Country of Origin: Persian, Circa Date: 1900 – Tabriz is a city in northwestern Persian (modern day Iran). It is known for its exquisite Persian rugs and carpets and was once home to the weaving schools where the grand court carpets of the Safavid Dynasty were created. This rug features a traditional medallion design and garden theme that made these carpets some of the most treasured masterpieces in the world.
Antique Persian Tabriz rugs are known for their precision and high level of detail. This one was created around the turn of the 20th century at a time when the carpet weaving industry was experiencing a revival. The Industrial Era brought new-found wealth to Europe and America. Antique rugs, such as this one, often found their way into the grand estates of the growing numbers of the aristocracy.
The court carpets of the Safavid dynasty were made to inspire a sense of awe when you entered the space. This was also one of the reasons for their attractiveness in the Victorian Era. This is a larger size area rug and will make a striking statement in any room that is large enough to accommodate it.
This is a gorgeous Tabriz carpet with a formal design character that would be perfect for a traditional room with fine antiques. It would also add contrast to a contemporary room with solid color furniture. The colors are earthy and warm. The browns and reds stray from the typical color patterns and give them a rich and sophisticated quality.
This large Persian Tabriz medallion design rug is a masterful work of art from a city that has a history of creating Oriental rugs with a timeless character and beautiful designs. The design is the culmination of hundreds of years of rug weaving tradition. It is an excellent piece for a wide range of styles and allows you to create an inspired design that reflects your personality in the space.