Fine Oversized Earth-Tone Color Shah Abbas Design Antique Persian Tabriz Area Rug 46409
Grand palmettes and superfluous botanical motifs linked by stylized vine scrolls create a magnificent allover arabesque that decorates this chic antique Tabriz rug.
Antique Persian Tabriz Rug, Persia, Early 20th Century – This stunning antique Persian rug from Tabriz showcases a handsome arabesque set over a warm earth-tone field. The grand Shah Abbas design palmettes, supple bifurcated calyces and elegant notched medallions form a superb curvilinear allover pattern. These grand motifs with their contrasting outlines and secondary decorations define the form of the sophisticated arabesque while dainty floral sprays and tiny leaflets complete the composition and cover the robust earth-tone field. The grandiose main borders display an exquisite Chintz-style pattern with feathery Saz leaves and ornate botanical motifs that support the flamboyant large-scale palmettes. Multiple sets of narrow softly colored guard bands emphasize the regal composition and handsome earth-tone color scheme of this superb and characteristically ornate antique Tabriz rug.