Large Antique Persian Serapi Rug 46367
This impressive antique Heriz-Serapi rug depicts a quintessential octofoil medallion adorned with spectacular decorations, classical motifs and strong colors.
10 ft 2 in (3.1 m)
14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)
Large Geometric Antique Persian Serapi Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: Late 19th Century – This sublime antique Persian Heriz Serapi rug from northwest Persia displays a stunning assortment of quintessential motifs that are inextricably linked to the region. The radiant octofoil medallion features an array of dramatic palmettes and elaborate ogival curves that enter the striking vermillion-colored field. Grand arabesques with pronounced botanical motifs and polychromatic outlines are featured throughout the field and the ornate spandrels. Dramatic borders adorned with serrated leaflets and grand palmettes create a bold reciprocating pattern that is augmented with clouds of small-scale figures and minute quincunx motifs that mimic the appearance of delicate floral sprays. This magnificent antique Serapi Heriz rug is an exceptional example of the region’s distinctive style.