Antique Serapi Carpet, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 — Woven in northwestern Iran, this bold Serapi rug boasts masterful artistry, clarity of design, and stunningly lovely symmetry that defines this deeply sought after class of Heriz rug. The piece’s rich detail begins in the outermost border, a sky-blue frame patterned with elegant pastel flowers. This gives way to a fiery border overlaid with a design of exceptionally fine intricacy, framing a second flowered border that surrounds the forceful core of the piece. A magnificent sunset colored medallion dominates the heart, overlaying a rich cream field patterned with a complex, interlocking design of traditional tribal motifs. A striking pale heart containing depictions of the tree of life dominate the medallion. An intricate pattern of astounding complexity branches out from the medallion, building upon itself in a magnificent display of the complex geometrical genius singular to Serapi carpets. This antique carpet‘s magnificent coloring and astonishing depth of design ensure a cultured and deeply impactful artistic statement.