78168 Antique Persian Serapi Rug, 04'09 x 06'01.
Embark on a journey through time with our hand-knotted wool antique Persian Serapi rug, a testament to the rich heritage of craftsmanship rooted in the rugged mountains of Azerbaijan, Northwest Persia. This exquisite piece, woven with the expertise of generations, pays homage to the Serapi tradition that flourished before the turn of the 20th century.
In the spirit of the 19th-century Serapis, this timeless Serapi rug boasts a captivating design that seamlessly marries tribal influences from the Caucasus with the early Safavid aesthetic. The abrashed red field, reminiscent of madder root hues, forms the canvas for an intricate tapestry of geometric motifs. A superimposed square medallion, adorned with extended pendants, takes center stage, surrounded by an array of stylized florals, blooming palmettes, and angular vines that weave a narrative of artistic spontaneity.
Echoing the elevated craftsmanship of the region, the Serapi rug's design is refined, with crisp, finely linear articulations that set it apart from its contemporaries. The use of the Samovar turtle vine scroll border, a nod to the traditional 'turtle' vine scroll pattern, adds a touch of elegance, framing the composition with a timeless allure. The harmonious palette, inspired by the natural dyes of the region, includes shades of red, blue, and earth tones, creating a symphony of colors that resonate with warmth and sophistication.
This rare sized Persian Serapi rug invites you to bring a piece of history into your space, where its unique combination of rustic charm and timeless appeal will add character to nearly any room. Immerse yourself in the legacy of Serapi craftsmanship, where each knot tells a story of tradition, innovation, and the enduring beauty of Persian rug artistry.
- Rendered in variegated shades of red, blue, pink, beige, green, tan, navy blue, rose, gray, sky blue and taupe with other accent colors.
- Hand knotted wool.
- Made in Iran.
- Measures: 04'09 x 06'01.
- Date: 1900s. Early 20th Century.