Magnificent Antique Blue Background Heriz Persian Rug 49374, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1900's - Some works of art are meant to soothe the spirit and calm the nerves, others are meant to dazzle the mind and engulf the soul with positive revitalizing energy. Then there are others that can somehow accomplish both!
This antique Persian Heriz rug is one of those special examples. It can instantly impact your mood and lift your spirits. The tribal rug design is so meticulously put together but feels effortless at the same time. An allover array of highly stylized vine sprays and palmettes in shades of red and terracotta repeats across the abrashed blue field of this arresting antique Persian rug. The drawing exudes spontaneous yet soothing energy. The abrash or variegation of the field color gives an impression of depth like a limitless sky or sea.
The main 'turtle' vine-scroll border set on a red ground minor borders offers the perfect contrast. These smaller size borders ground and frame the field perfectly while retaining the color tones of the vines and palmettes. Here we see the intuitive sensibilities of Persian village rug weavers at their best.
The antique rug focuses on intricate, structured, yet also natural shapes. It features lines that remind us of our roots and more stark lines that work their way throughout the antique Persian Heriz rug providing order and balance. Symmetry is somehow respected and challenged in a beautiful mix of warm tones and cooling background blue. This historical and breathtaking antique Oriental rug creates a beautiful balance of texture and color for almost any room. The blue background rug color creates movement throughout the varied multicolored detail that make this a work of art worthy of admiration. When art is created at this scale, such quality of design is rarely matched.
This Persian Heriz rug is sure to compliment both tradition as well as contemporary interior design.