Antique Persian Tabriz Carpet BB5587 12'9" × 17'4" $70,000
An early 20th century antique Tabriz rug from Northwest Persia, the sand field with floral sprays around a central arabesque-formed central brown medallion with floral motifs and with similar brown spandrels within a sand palmette and scrolling vine border.
Some feature medallions, hunting scenes, flowers, and gardens Others prayer and pictorial Persian carpets 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 oriental 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 Carpet BB5587