Persian Tabriz Antique Rug BB5937 11'0" × 13'4" $75,000
This circa-1920 antique Persian Tabriz rug features an all-over design of interspersed stylized floral patterns in shades of inky blue and bone white, against a field of abrashed beige. A main border containing Oriental-style floral abstractions completes the look of the antique carpet. The famous textile-manufacturing city of Tabriz, the Azerbaijani-populated province in the north west of Iran, boasts one of the oldest antique 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 rugs). An Persian rug patterns 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.
Persian Tabriz Antique Rug BB5937