Antique Persian Tabriz Copper, Blue, Green and Salmon Rug BB6096 by DLB
Antique Persian Tabriz Copper, Blue, Green and Salmon Rug
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Antique Persian Tabriz Copper, Blue, Green and Salmon Rug BB6096 9'0" × 13'0" $50,000

This circa-1920 antique Persian Tabriz rug features a striking central medallion of an elaborarely detailed floral abstraction surrounded by densely patterned botanical and flower motifs complete with fruit imagery and images of the boteh, a paisley shape usually representing a pinecone or a leaf and a staple of Persian carpet weaving. The multicolored designs appear against a field of muted salmon, with sharp red accents.

The famous textile-manufacturing city of Tabriz, the Azerbaijani-populated province in the north west of Iran, boasts one of the oldest rug weaving centers in the world and produces a large variety of carpets characterized by having an especially fine knot density (indicative of high quality hand-knotted antique oriental rugs). An antique Tabriz rug can be made of cotton or silk and woven as a pile carpet or flat-weave. A refined palette reliant on copper tones, terracotta and ivory, with shades of blue and subtle touches of gold, green and salmon are prevalent in these carpets.

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Price: $50,000

Item No.: BB6096 Circa: 1920 Size: 9'0" × 13'0" (274 × 396 cm)
Style: , Origin: Persia