The Making of a Red & Pink Checkered Rug

January 9, 2011 by
Filed under: Red Rugs 


A custom red and pink checked rug being made by EventRugs.com.

Origin: Persia Region: Heriz Design: Geometric; Medallion Colors: Sky and slate blues; Madder red and Ivory field; salmon and sage green accents 44537 Antique Serapi / Heriz, Persia, late nineteenth century – This lavish antique Serapi has a classic Heriz design. A monumental star medallion rendered in soft blue, pale green, and salmon and sprouting lush finials in red hovers within a cool ivory field. Red cornerpieces with arabesque detail reverse the colors of the medallion. A broad pale blue-ground ‘turtle’ border frames the field, enclosed by minor vinescroll borders, recalling again the palette of the medallion, but with a contrasting, more delicate scale. The drawing has a finesse unusual among Serapis.

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