Breathtaking Geometric Antique Persian Heriz Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa date: 1920 – This Persian rug exhibits proportional and harmonious geometric and botanical elements, giving your room a dynamic ambience. This amazing geometric antique Persian Heriz rug boasts a range of bold colors. The background color of the field of this beautiful Heriz rug is a bright vivid red while the border, with its darker blue coloration, creates the prefect frame. This Persian Heriz rug delightfully merges lively colors with softer hues that altogether catches the eye of the observer.
Many of the different rug types and styles that we come across in Persian rugs are attributed to, and derived from, specific regions, cities, and cultural groups. This allows for numerous designs and varieties of techniques and materials to come together. There is a large scope of patterns and styles influenced by nomadic tribes, rural villages, and Safavid-period art. The fascinating antique rugs from Persia display fluid, eccentric designs which include geometric animals, people, and ordinary objects.
Antique Persian Serapi rugs are from the Iranian province of Eastern Azerbaijan and the area surrounding Heriz. It was thought that Serapi rugs came from the village of Serab. Rather, the term “Serapi” (and also “Bakshaish”) is assigned to the older, rarer, and “better” rugs made in the city of Heriz. Therefore, the antique Persian Heriz, Serapi and Bakshaish rugs are all technically pretty much the same type of Persian rug.
This magnificent antique Persian Heriz rug includes strong rectilinear designs with the dark border, bold colored field, and repeated geometric designs. The patterns within the main and minor borders are reconciled and appealingly continue throughout the borders. This generates fluidity within the rug which is very prevalent in the best examples of Persian Heriz rugs. This antique geometric Persian Heriz rug includes geometrical designs. The field is covered in lively, colorful botanical ornaments within strong angular geometric motifs. It is common for Northwest Persian rugs, like the Heriz Serapi and Bakshaish rugs, to fill the field with ornaments interlaced by elegant and extensive spirals and tendrils in a process called infinite repeat.
The Geometric Antique Heriz rug is exquisite, richly colored, and ornately patterned. The good antique Persian Heriz area rugs, such as this fine an captivating example, are known for being quite durable and strong. The copper in the region’s water source, which their sheep drink from, is accredited for some of this durability. The copper is also accredited for the vibrant shades of red and terra cotta such as seen in this Persian Heriz rug. This physical feature along with the aesthetic appeal make Heriz rugs, like this, one very popular. Overall, this geometric design Heriz rug gives a warmer aura to any room.