Small Square Beautifully Rustic Antique Herati Design Persian Heriz Rug, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa date: 1920 – When it comes to magnificent Persian rugs, few are more iconic or recognizable than the tribal antique Persian Heriz, Serapi and Bakshaish rugs.
This magnificent and rustic antique Persian Heriz rug is a masterpiece of distinguished charm. Graphic design ornamentation, such as the oversized herati rug designs, are created in bold hues of rusty red and various happy jewel tone colors. The more rustic and happy jewel tones are set against the a classic navy blue background color which creates a captivating and alluring juxtaposition that allows these design and pop and sparkle.
Surrounding this magnificent blue field, we see a lovely classic northwest Persian rug border which displays an organized assortment of organic tribal imagery with more geometrically structured shapes. Finally, a thin neutral color strand creates the perfect end and also the perfect division between the field and border. When viewed in its entirety, while this Heriz might be small in size, it is massive in its artistic impact.
The nucleus of this antique Persian carpet features a beautiful stepped rug medallion. This unusually artistic medallion design composition is a departure from the more recognizable anchor type medallions that we find in other antique Heriz and Persian Serapi rugs.
Each corner inside the framing border contains a glimpse of a coral colored tribal floral design. These beautiful corner designs represent one forth of the design. So in theory, when one combines all four, they will discover the complete floral design element. This relatively small artistic touch is indicative of the high level of artistic skill that the weaver had.
The border which frames the central field of this antique geometric Persian Heriz rug is a rustic color background. We see touches of this rust color throughout the Persian Heriz rug and also withing the central medallion design. This play between secondary and primary color combinations adds a sense of completeness to the overall artistic impact that this beautiful piece provides.
This glorious small size rug is teaming with energy and life. That said, rustic rugs like this one do not fight with their surroundings. These area rugs are known for being relatively easy to work with and decorate around without overpowering their surroundings. Without a doubt, square rugs like are great for people who are buying area rugs for their home and want something that is more unique and rustically captivating.