Antique Persian Heriz Carpet BB3427 7'5" × 11'9" $28,000
An early 20th century Persian Heriz antique rug, the ochre field with scattered geometric floral motifs around a celadon stepped serrated medallion containing a flowerhead within a celadon angular flowering vine border.
Prized for their pronounced geometric style, impeccable execution and saturated color palettes, Persian Heriz rugs, also known as Serapi rugs, and Bakshaish antique oriental rugs are in a class of their own. These mesmerizing carpets are regional cousins from northwest Persia, thus they share mutual origins. The northwest part of Persia is the area straddling the Caucasus mountains and Caspian sea, bordering with South Asia. It includes parts of Iran, Azerbaijan and Armenia. Therefore, Persian rugs runner and Bakshaish rugs represent the convergence of different cultures, from the Kazakhs and Khazars to the invading Mughals.
Antique Persian Heriz Carpet BB3427