Antique Persian Sarouk Rug BB7488 9'0" × 11'10" $50,000
Sarouk rugs take their name from a village located nearby the city of Arak. These fascinating carpets have been produced for much of the twentieth century and their early success was largely due to the demand of American market.
This early 20th-century Sarouk rug is a classic example of Persian craft. Its light brown field carries an allover lattice formed by unusual leaves, floral vinery and palmettes with a central quatrefoil medallion at the center within a similar border. The muted color palette of light brown with burgundy undertones and beige adds a venerable touch to the design.
The rug was carefully hand-knotted out of high-quality wool in accordance with traditional techniques. If maintained properly, it will serve its owners for generations without any signs of wear.
Antique Persian Sarouk Rug BB7488