Antique Persian Serapi Rug 46099
This extraordinary antique Serapi rug features an elegant inset lozenge medallion decorated with angular florals and stepped borders rendered in stately colors.
11 ft 8 in (3.56 m)
16 ft 4 in (4.98 m)
Antique Persian Serapi Rug, Country Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – Drawn in an exquisite northwest Persian style, this masterful antique Serapi rug features a stunning convergence of bold angular motifs and sweeping curvilinear vine scrolls. The magnificent quatrefoil medallion on this Persian Serapi is surrounded by receding lozenges and dramatic floral pendants rendered in a bold triad of contrasting colors. Precisely outlined details enhance the stepped edges emphasizing the stately level of contrast created between the inset layers. The lush palmettes, angular Herati leaves and serrated stars depict bold stylized lines and dramatic details emphasized by the stately color palette. Exquisite turtle and vine-scroll borders with flamboyant curvilinear lines are juxtaposed against the rigid rectilinear motifs that are featured within the field of this spectacular antique Serapi rug.