Tabriz Rug, Persia, Early 20th Century – This phenomenal antique Persian rug from Tabriz epitomizes the inventive and masterful style of the city’s weavers. These innovative craftspeople pushed boundaries and took the art of weaving to a higher level. This superb antique carpet is a one-of-a-kind creation that highlights the impressive level of skill needed to create a work of art that has balanced colors, a bold composition and a broad selection of nuanced motifs. The beautifully detailed medallion with its intricate outlines is the focal point of the composition. This grand medallion transforms into a radiant centerpiece that features an array of poly chromatic outlines that are filled with lush floral motifs and inconspicuous birds. The powerful presence of the radiant medallion is balanced by the bold crimson borders that feature an enrapturing strap work pattern.