Persian Heriz Carpet

Persian Heriz Carpet BB6847

Price: $35,000

The region of Iran and the surrounding areas which used to form the mighty Persian Empire is the cradle of carpet weaving, so there is a number of good reason to consider Persian antique oriental rugs as the best in the world. Those oriental wonders have a rich history behind them – to trace it is to follow a path of cultural growth of one of the greatest civilizations on Earth. The carpets reflect Persian thought with their design and symbolism but mainly with the exceptional weaving technique that ensures durability for generations. An antique Persian rug is not merely a plain utilitarian object – it is an investment.

The one before your eyes comes from an old, renowned weaving center – Heriz. It is made according to the ancient craftsmanship and adorned with traditional floral and foliage motifs. The main field is occupied by a substantial medallion and the edges comprise on inner and outer secondary borders. The whole composition is opulent and gives a palatial feel. Needless to say, this antique masterpiece is executed by hand of the best quality wool. The dazzling array of colors – black, indigo, rusty, beige, pale green and brown – is toned and composed in a tasteful way. This Heriz carpet is the work of art and the essence of timeless elegance.


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Item No.: BB6847 Circa: 1920 Size: 10'2" × 12'3" (310 × 374 cm)
Style: Casual, Geometric Origin: Persian