A Beautiful Rustic Room Size Antique Jewel Tone Color Persian Heriz Serapi Rug, Country Of Origin: Persian, Circa date: 1910 -The Persian Heriz rugs take their name from the largest city located in the center of 30 smaller villages in northwestern Persia. Their area rug styles are a blend between tribal elements and those of the formal weaving schools of the cities. The iconic Persian rugs are known for their larger scale geometric motifs and warm color palettes. This gorgeous room size rug was created in the early part of the 20th century and represents the culmination of over 500 years of fine rug-making tradition.
The iconic antique rugs from Heriz often feature traditional center medallion rug designs, only with a stylized angular character that gives them a unique, tribal personality. The antique Persian Heriz Serapi rugs themselves, as well as the elements within them, can be on a grand scale. One of the most fascinating elements of the design in many of the wonderful antique Persian Serapi rugs is that it is made of layers of increasingly smaller and more detailed design elements. This gives the design visual complexity and adds interest.
The center medallion, pendants, and formal corners contribute to the visual balance of the piece. The rug features an oversize adaptation of the famed herati, or fish, design. This design represents the element of water and its life-giving abundance. Throughout the borders and remainder of the jewel tone rug, you will also find representations of abundant plant life, contributing to its earthy, garden theme.
The more rustic and bold rug colors are rich and warm, creating layers of texture. The weavers of Heriz and the surrounding villages often drew inspiration from the natural world around them. They reflect it in the colors and designs of these magnificent pieces. Designers love Heriz rugs for their versatility and ability to bring a formal quality to the room. Interior designers turn to Persian and oriental rugs as inspiration for choosing the furniture and accessories throughout the space. Rustic rugs like this one are the perfect area rugs for transforming your home or office into a work of art.
Area rugs like this one are perfect for a loft, open-plan apartment or any larger area. For people who are shopping and buying rugs for their home, the antique Persian Heriz Serapi rugs make such magnificent additions to almost any room.