Antique Persian Tabriz Rug BB3317 11'2" × 13'10" $40,000
One of the Doris Leslie Blau gallery’s late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rugs having a taupe field with a nearly invisible flowering vinery trellis overall with scattered brown floral accents within a pale dusty rose leafy vinery border.
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 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.
Antique Persian Tabriz Rug BB3317