All Over Design Beautiful Red Oversized Antique Persian Heriz Serapi Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Weaving Date: 1900 – This splendid bright, happy and beautiful antique Persian Heriz rug from the 1920’s is the perfect addition to a long, narrow space. Antique Persian Heriz Serapi carpets are known for their brilliant colors and balanced design. This is a unique design from this area for several reasons.
The antique Persian rugs from Heriz are known for their medallion motif, often on a large scale. They typically have several layers of radiating borders. Heriz was an established carpet production center and is known for its distinctive designs and style. This particular carpet has a design with a more tribal quality. The motifs are spaced in such a way that there is ample space between them to take in each one. The design is boasts a larger scale all over pattern that is more open and spaced out than one typically expects, which contributes to its tribal characteristics and gives it a more open and airy feel.
The antique Oriental rug uses outlining in some elements of the design, rather than filling in with a contrasting color. This gives it the appearance of a pen and ink drawing and adds subtle details to the design. Another characteristic that gives this antique tribal carpet is that the border design does not resolve in the corners, as one expects from a carpet produced in a major carpet weaving center.
This antique rug is unique in that is has the design elements typically associated with the older Persian Serapi rugs and more formal weaving centers of Heriz. But it gives clues that may have been produced by one of the tribes surrounding the area. Regardless of its origins, it is a unique piece that will make a beautiful addition to the interior design.
This captivating antique Persian Heriz rug has a formal quality to it that comes from the placement of the motifs and the colors, but it also has a rustic feel that is similar to tribal carpets. This Heriz carpet represents the intersection of two worlds. It would look perfectly at home in a formal setting where it would add a sense of warmth with its rich colors and tones. It would also work well in a Scandinavian, Eclectic, or Bohemian design. The use of design and colors in this piece make it versatile, and the possibilities are only limited by your imagination.