Tribal Antique Persian Serab Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: Late 19th Century – This tribal Serab rug features beautiful camel hair color throughout, this impressive antique Persian carpet runner 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 latch hooks featuring intricate double outlines. This traditional carpet is completed by multiple borders filled with intertwining latch hook-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 runner rug from Persia is an exciting carpet that beautifully communicates some of the finer trends in village weaving.