Beautiful And Finely Woven Silk Foundation Purple Background Color Persian Pictorial Tabriz Medallion Rug, Country of Origin / Rugs Type: Vintage Persian Rugs, Circa Date: 1970’s – This beautiful and intricate vintage Persian rug pays homage to its ancient past. This vintage central medallion Tabriz rug was produced in the 1970’s in the Persian city Tabriz. The use of a finely woven silk foundation allows the high level of detail in this design and the bright rug colors to remain true over time.
Silk is strong, durable and can be spun into threads that are much finer than wool. That is why silk rugs have been considered valuable for many thousands of years. This beautiful central medallion design rug has a gorgeous purple color background and uses almost every color imaginable. The use of hues in the beautiful vintage rug ranges from earthy to bright floral pink and green.
This beautiful pictorial rug uses a traditional Persian Tabriz rug design pattern with a bold central medallion rug design in the middle, bracketed corners, and a main border. However, it is the subject matter of these elements that make it unique. The pictorial Tabriz medallion rug depicts a court scene that is surrounded by portrayals of famous rulers and images from the history of the Persian Empire.
It is symmetrical in terms of its elements, both horizontally and vertically. However, each of the elements is different and depicts a different character or scene. Several of the human figures and scenes are repeated in the main border of the vintage medallion Tabriz rug. The images on the vintage Tabriz rug are taken from plaster reliefs and famous antiquities that represent the development and glory of what became one of the most influential empires in the world.
This is a beautiful medallion design vintage rug and a true collector’s piece for those who appreciate Persian art and history. It will be the focal point of the room, regardless of where this placed and will be an interesting conversation piece for any home or office.