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Antique Heriz carpet

Circa 1910
378 × 277 cm 12’4” x 9’1”


A brilliant and thick wool pile on this antique Heriz carpet with warm colours and in superb condition.  The pile is excellent with no wear or damage at all,  so a very usable and tough carpet that will last for another hundred years.  Professionally cleaned and ready to go.   We can also supply complimentary underlay with any carpet purchased from us which further aids there feel and durability.  Natural dyes have been used to weave this decorative antique carpet around 1910.

Heriz carpets come from the North-West of Persia and no two are ever the same.  Designs will always vary, depending on the age and what the weavers decided to do at the time.  Generally they are geometric patterns of stylised floral motifs, with eight-pointed star medallions.  Earlier examples from the late 19th century were often more open in design, still bearing geometric patterns, but in general softer colours too.  These can be known as Serapi carpets dating from the mid to late 19th century.  Younger pieces, tended to have more pattern and follow this format of central medallion and interesting corner designs.  You can find more scrolling, curvilinear rare all over designs too.

If you you interested in purchasing this antique carpet up, please request a home visit, you can select the perfect day and time for us to visit you and show it to you in-situ.  A free, no obligation service we have offered for over 30 years.


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Heriz carpets have always been regarded as beautiful, tough objects of decoration, made in the north-west of Persia these handwoven works of art always have variations from one piece to another. Some draw influences from further north into the Caucasus.  A decorative,  yet practical carpet which furnishes a room very easily.

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