Large Antique All-Over Design Persian Tabriz Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa date: Turn of the Twentieth Century – Here is a striking antique rug – an antique Tabriz carpet that was woven in Persia around the turn of the twentieth century. Generally speaking, antique Tabriz rugs and carpets are celebrated for their sophisticated compositions, which strongly reflect the most important qualities of Persian City Rugs. This particular antique Persian carpet boasts an especially sophisticated design which relies heavily on an intriguing utilization of monochromatism. The rich series of borders – there are no fewer than three large borders as well as an assortment of inner and outer borders – and the field are all colored in subtly contrasting shades of brown. Despite the complexity and the sophistication of the design both the borders and the field, the entire carpet espouses an intriguing subdued quality throughout. A fetching example, this antique Tabriz carpet from Persia showcases the elegance and the sophistication of the finest antique Oriental rugs and carpets.