SERAB CAMELHAIR, Northwest Persian
3' 3" x 9' 10"
Late 19th Century
(High-Decorative) This captivating Serab Camelhair runner epitomizes the great aesthetic harmony that the best geometric antique carpets achieved. An exceptionally cohesive composition of hand-drawn diamond medallions rests on a field of miniature diamonds and is beguilingly alive with movement and character. A wonderful palette of soft mid-toned hues complements the beauty of this elegant yet casual antique runnerís natural, undyed camelhair with the smooth surface of its heavy pile condition adding even greater resonance. (Bostonian Collection, Grandparentsí cache of Persian village rugs.) Learn About This Rug Type