Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug 48632, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – The rugs of Northwestern Persia are some of the most beautiful in the world. This breathtaking Heriz Serapi in vibrant colors was created in the late 19th century, and it is in an excellent state of preservation for a carpet of this age. Serapi is located in a harsh mountainous territory in the Heriz region, which is now Northwestern Iran. The carpets are known for both their beauty and durability.
The patterns and colors of the carpets tell the stories and history of the tribe. The designs are woven from memory in traditions that have been handed down for centuries. The rugs often have bold medallions with radiating fields in contrasting colors and formal corners. Serapis were generally woven by entire families or in small workshops.
The formal layout of the carpet reflects the traditions of the Persian court carpets, but the stylized motifs, design, and color combination resemble those of the tribes of the Caucasus Mountains. They are a delicate mix of formal elements and tribal influences. That makes them an excellent addition to a more formal setting, or to add an eclectic element to a Boho chic design.
The bold, geometric design of this carpet would add the perfect touch to a contemporary room. The colors and tribal design give it a global and well-traveled feel. The perfect rug now plays a central role in interior design. Often designers will start with a carpet that reflects the style and tastes of the person and builds the rest of the design around it, relying on the carpet as inspiration.
The range of colors in this antique rug spark the imagination and provide endless choices. You can use this in a Bohemian flavored room with brilliant colors and many contrasting patterns. You could also use it to add color to a neutral palette. This is a versatile and inspiring piece for many room styles and contemporary trends.