An Antique Serapi featuring tribal design and a rare and desirable ivory field.
Our Fine Antique Serapi Rug collection includes the most rare and desirable room size decorative carpets found in the market today. These works of art are woven in a distinct style that is found in the Heriz region. The larger scale and spaciously placed designs are what differentiates these carpets from others. For years, Antique Serapis have been the carpet of choice in early American state and federal buildings, including the White House. It is rare to find a Serapi. These carpets combine design foundations taken from many traditions. The strong symmetrical geometric designs are most likely taken from the Caucasian tradition of weaving. These large carpets were woven either in a family workshop or home. Several weavers being employed for the job, it still takes several years to complete
An emblematic Heriz from the late 1800’s. A distinctive palette of warm colors infuse the uniquely Heriz medallion featuring a diamond-in-rectangle design. The vibrant tribal motif creates one of the hallmarks of Heriz carpets, a melding of rustic village weaving and a grandeur that would match any Persian court weaving.
This is an stunning antique rare Turkish Sparta rug with deep jewel ruby colors that dates back from the 1920’s. This antique rare Turkish Sparta rug is stunning with it’s elaborate medallion center atop a majestic natural dyed wool. The borders are a rich blue that surround an all over floral design that is exquisite and balanced. This rug can make a tastefully casual home look elegant and extravagant.