Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 43441 - For Sale
Antique Heriz Serapi Persian Rugs 43441
Antique Heriz-Serapi, Persia, late nineteenth century Antique Serapi carpets of Northwest Persia like this are famed for their reworking of classical Persian medallion designs into a more abstract, tribal or village rug idiom, but rarely do they attain the graphic boldness and striking geometry of this dazzling example. Here a stepped medallion filled with angular arabesques floats amidst a rich red field, surrounded by a wide array of highly stylized floral elements. The cool forest green spandrels are filled with similar motifs. A ‘turtle’ vinescroll border set on a pale gold ground offers the perfect frame, reinforced by flanking narrow minor vinescroll borders. The range and saturation of the colors here are superb and exceptional, even among the very best Serapi carpets.
Size: 11 ft 10 in x 15 ft 02 in (3.61 m x 4.62 m)