19th Century Persian Tabriz Dark Brown, Beige and Blue Handwoven Wool Rug BB6800 9'4" × 12'9" $70,000
An exceptional late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the dark brown with an allover trellis of stylized palmettes, unusual leaves, vases, flowering vinery and a pair of mythological figures within a cream border of palmettes and flora and fauna.
Designs of antique Persian Tabriz rugs can vary widely. Some feature medallions, hunting scenes, flowers, and gardens Others prayer and pictorial rugs interpreted in a curvilinear manner. An antique Tabriz 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 Antique Persian rugs. Some extremely luxurious antique Tabriz beautiful rugs and carpets were woven in silk. Haji Jalili, master weaver of the Qajar era is renowned for producing some of the most superlative oriental Tabriz rugs. Within the span of nineteenth century decorative arts, it is still generally acknowledged that the finest antique Tabriz carpets and rugs are unsurpassed for both quality and beauty.
19th Century Persian Tabriz Dark Brown, Beige and Blue Handwoven Wool Rug BB6800