Antique Serab Runner Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: late nineteenth century - This absolutely stunning antique Oriental rug -- a Persian Serab runner rug originally made in Persia -- is quite the fantastic piece that embodies many of the characteristics of Persian rugs most sought after by collectors. A network of ogival compartments defined by beaded vines unfolds with consummate grace across the soft salmon field of this lovely antique Persian Serab rug. Abstract floral sprays fill t he various compartments of the field, while similar designs on a smaller scale comprise the main border in a box format. A minor vine-scroll border makes a nice transition back to the undulating rhythms of the field. This is a spectacular piece that would bring profound and enduring beauty and elegance to any home.