Large Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug 49162, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – This large size Heriz Serapi rug is exquisitely executed using color and pattern. Precise geometric lines and bold, contrasting colors define motifs and areas of this rug. The central medallion features an eight-pointed star encircled with variations of the motif. This central figure is enclosed by a four-pointed star defined by bright red lines and a camel-colored background. The outermost eight-pointed star includes squares of light blue that contain stylized flowers. Delicately rendered vines connect geometrical flowers, buds and tendrils throughout the field of this truly happy antique rug. The red field makes a bold statement of color, echoed throughout the piece in outlines and filler. The border of floral rosettes and palmettes connected with vine scrolls harmonizes with the overall theme of the piece.