Antique Persian Tabriz Rug, Origin: Persia, Circa: Early 20th Century – This lavishly styled antique Persian rug showcases a stellar large-scale arabesque imbued with intricate details that embody the elegant style of Tabriz. The sophisticated composition centers around a beautifully proportioned ultramarine blue field that is covered with an artful maze of spiraling vine scrolls. Lush Shah Abbasi palmettes and radiant notched rosettes are juxtaposed against feathery Saz leaves and delicate blossoms. The beautifully abrashed blue field is enclosed by multiple sets of delicate guard bands and tonal blue borders that complement the regal field. In the borders, lavish reciprocating vine scrolls revolve around a series of flamboyant palmettes. Contrasting outlines highlight the elegant curves of each botanical motif while emphasizing the refined artistic interpretation of Tabriz.