Antique Persian Serab Rug 43889
This traditional Serab runner features a series of stacked-lozenge medallions set over a monotone camel-colored field that displays a mild abrash.
3 ft (0.91 m)
9 ft 3 in (2.82 m)
Antique Persian Serab Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: Late 19th Century – Here is an exciting and beautifully woven antique rug – an antique camel hair Serab rug that was hand woven in Persia during the latter years of the nineteenth century. Characterized by a beautiful camel hair color throughout, this impressive antique Persian carpet beautifully communicates some of the finer points of antique Oriental rug design. Geometric and tribal throughout, this Persian carpet is a lovely example of the village style of weaving that is so popular among collectors and aficionados of antique Oriental carpets. Each lozenge medallion is decorated heavily with tribal symbols and bordered by stepped latchhooks featuring intricate double outlines. This traditional carpet is completed by multiple borders filled with intertwining latchhook-squares, fruit-laden vines and double ram’s horn motifs resembling geometric turtles. Both the ivory borders and darker inner borders feature a number of geometric and tribal patterns associated with Serab. An intriguing and appealing example, this antique camel hair rug from Persia is an exciting carpet that beautifully communicates some of the finer trends in village weaving.