Beautiful and Intricate Fine Pictorial Vintage Tabriz Persian Rug 51070, Knots Per Square Inch KPSI: 550, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century – Fine detail creates a rich environment in this vintage Persian Tabriz rug, which is centered with a stunning medallion. Layered in reds and golds with plenty of dark contrast, the shape, a diamond, with gently rounded sides and sharply pointed outer corners. Haloed with flames and pale golden filigree accents, the medallion of this vintage Persian rug expands into a surrounding ivory space brimming with botanical decorations. Symmetrical and reflected, the pattern is replete with ornate vases, chariots and jewelry boxes, an opulent environment balanced by more natural themes of flowers and springing deer. Lavish panels including hunters and kings decorate the border like a royal tapestry.
This beautiful and intricate vintage Persian rug pays homage to its ancient past. This vintage central medallion Tabriz rug was produced in the late 20th century in the Persian city Tabriz. The use of a finely spun silk for the rug foundation allows the high level of detail in this design and the bright rug colors to remain true over time.
Silk is strong, durable and can be spun into threads that are much finer than wool. That is why silk rugs have been considered valuable for many thousands of years. This beautiful central medallion design rug has a gorgeous light ivory color background and features a wide range of soft secondary colors. The use of warmer hues in the beautiful vintage rug ranges from earthy to tans and a wide range in between.
This beautiful pictorial rug uses a traditional Persian Tabriz rug design pattern with a bold central medallion rug design in the middle, bracketed corners, and a main border. However, it is the subject matter of these elements that make it unique. The pictorial Tabriz medallion rug depicts a court scene that is surrounded by portrayals of famous rulers and images from the history of the Persian Empire.
It is symmetrical in terms of its elements, both horizontally and vertically. However, each of the elements is different and depicts a different character or scene. Several of the human figures and scenes are repeated in the main border of the vintage medallion Tabriz rug. The images on the vintage Tabriz rug are taken from plaster reliefs and famous antiquities that represent the development and glory of what became one of the most influential empires in the world.
This is a beautiful medallion design vintage rug and a true collector’s piece for those who appreciate Persian art and history. It will be the focal point of the room, regardless of where this placed and will be an interesting conversation piece for any home or office.