Persian Tabriz Rug BB0754 14'6" × 18'6" $80,000
This antique rug was made in the highly esteemed Tabriz weaving center. Its design is a balanced composition of classic botanical motifs, without a central medallion. The main field of the rug carries an allover pattern known as “herati”, originating from the city of Herat in Northwestern Afghanistan. It is a common pattern found mainly on handmade carpets from Iran. It comprises of a flower inside a diamond surrounded by four acanthus-leaves that resemble little fish, hence “herati” is often called a “fish design.” The main field with “herati” and flower heads is surrounded by a series of borders with palmettes and flowering climbers. Everything is executed in soft tones of warm beige and brown. The Tabriz rug was hand-made in accordance with traditional methods of high-quality wool. With the right amount of care, it will serve its owners for generations without any signs of wear.
Persian Tabriz Rug BB0754