A Beautiful And Fine Classic Room Size Antique Persian Tabriz Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – Though focused on a grand star medallion with corner-pieces in the classic Persian Rug, tradition the rich and fine tracery of vines and flowers in the field insures that the main elements do not dominate the design of this masterful antique Persian Tabriz rug. The uniform texture of the minor elements all across the surface makes the overall effect subtler, with the medallion distinguished from the celadon field primarily by its soft brown color. As with any masterpiece, the more looks, the more enjoyment and fascination this rug has to offer.
Tabriz is a city steeped in a rug weaving tradition that includes high standards of quality in both design and craftsmanship. It was among the first historical weaving centers of the 15th and 16th centuries and has been home to some of the greatest carpet weaving masters in the world. This gorgeous carpet has a refined quality and masterful design that sets the carpets of Tabriz apart.
The carpets of Tabriz have a formal character that is achieved by design elements that are carried out with precision. Tabriz was home to the weavers assigned the task of creating the area rugs that graced the palaces and halls of the Safavid rulers and noblemen. They are of a fine weave, which allows them to include a high level of detail. The execution of the design shows the skill of practiced hands. They are soft and supple to the touch.
The design has a grace and formality that reflects the weaving traditions that made Tabriz famous. The motifs used in the central medallion are reflected in the corners, creating a feeling of balance and unity throughout the work. This piece has the elegance and formality of a carefully designed city carpet. It would make the perfect addition to traditional décor, but it would also lend itself beautifully to Boho chic décor, too. It is an excellent example of the artistry of Tabriz weavers in both its colors and design.
This antique carpet is a gorgeous piece that sparks the imagination, adding an air of sophistication, and a feeling of ageless beauty. Its soft colors create a light and airy feel that will extend throughout the space. It adds a touch of elegance but has a character that has been softened by time.