Stunning Large Vintage Persian Mashad Rug Signed “Saber”, Country Of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Vintage – Mashad is a city in Iran in the province of Khorassan that has a rug-making history that goes back many centuries. The province is known for producing some of the finest area rugs in the world. This magnificent vintage rug is the work of master designer Master Abas Ali Saber, also known as Saber of Mashad.
Saber began his workshop in Mashad over 70 years ago. His workshop was large, and he had several looms in the suburbs of Mashad, too. At one time, Master Saber had around 60 rug weaving looms throughout the city. After the death of Saber, Master Ahmad Bazmi took over management of the workshop, as per an agreement with Saber’s heirs.
The fine and intricate Persian rugs by Saber are known for their luxurious look and feel. These spectacular high end luxurious rugs feature both medallion designs, such as this one, as well as all-over patterns. They are characterized by a tight weave and high knot count. This allows the details of the design to stand out. Vines and florals against a beige or neutral background are popular designs in works by the artist.
This is a masterpiece that was produced in the latter half of the 20th century. You will notice the signature at the top of the rug in white, which is characteristic of Saber workshop rugs. Area rugs produced in the Saber Workshop have a high collectible value, and they are beautiful as interior design pieces.
This breathtaking vintage Persian rug, with its harmonious colors and natural theme, would make the perfect foundation for a room that features other elements of the natural world. Pieces such as exotic woods, terracotta, and stone would all work well off of this spectacular rug. It has a classic floral design motif that pops against the white color background in the most harmonious way. The artist created motion through the interconnected lines that swirl effortlessly as they flow in and out of the different patterns connecting them to each other in a beautiful and gentile way.
This large vintage Persian Mashad rug is the perfect touch to traditional decor or one that is contemporary. It creates a calming, balanced feel in the space and stands out for its precision and masterful design. This finely woven Persian Saber Mashad rug will bring a touch of refined elegance into your home, office, or art collection.