Vintage Heriz Handwoven Tribal Rug, J68313



Size: 5' 11" X 8' 9"

SKU: J68313

Pile Fiber: Wool

Surface: Pile

Age: Vintage

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This vividly presented rug finds its roots in Persia. This piece is a depiction of the age-old Heriz design theme, a genre which is synonymous with the antique rugs from the Heris village in northwestern Iran. Exuding a tribal vibe, it is intricately adorned with motifs and patterns that tell a tale of the tribe's history and art.

Among the recognizable features of the rug is its gracefully muted palette. It uses color tones that echo the woody hues of driftwood. The combination of brown, beige, and cream shades integrated into its design lends it a sense of an aged patina or introduces a deliberate vintage style, emphasizing its old-world charm. Subtle hints of a faded blue can also be discerned, adding depth and diversity to the rug's color scheme.

The rug flaunts a well-executed symmetrical design, prominently highlighted by a central medallion. The medallion features a star-resembling geometric shape adorned with intricate detailing. Encircling this central focal point is a series of decorative bands, replete with similar motifs, creating an aesthetic continuum. The central medallion is accompanied by mirrored appendages stretching towards the shorter ends of the rug, maintaining a sense of balance and symmetry throughout the piece.

The field around the medallion teems with a host of motifs, incorporating elements from traditional Persian or Oriental styles. These comprise both floral and geometric shapes which, despite their intricate constructs, create a rich textural element and add to the rug's overall visual appeal.

The rug's border is a conglomerate of concentric bands or stripes, each demarcated with a unique pattern. The outermost band, with its wider width and repeating motifs, harmonizes with the central field. The intermediate bands serve the purpose of a seamless transition between the central field and the primary border, giving a well-rounded outline to the rug.

One of the most significant features of antique rugs is their craftsmanship, and this rug is no exception. With origins dating back to the 1920s, this piece is a vintage artifact that has stood the test of time. It has a A compact size measuring 5'11" X 8'9", making it versatile for various room sizes. The rug showcases an intelligible blend of wool on cotton, affirming its traditional and authentic origins.

This rug carries the legacy of the Heriz design lineage with rootedness in the rural hamlets of northwestern Iran. A unique blend of rustic village craftsmanship and the splendor of Persian court pieces is tangible in this piece. The cultural integration of neighboring tribes woven into the woolen threads adds a hint of multicultural artistry, making this Persian Heriz rug an artifact that embodies the essence of an ancient era.


SKU J68313
Size 5' 11" X 8' 9"
Size Category 6 X 9
Shape Rectangle
Design Heriz
Origin Persian
Style Tribal
Sub Style Nomadic Persian & Turkish
Primary Color Brown
Background Color Driftwood
Accent Color Steel
Pile Fiber Wool
Foundation Fiber Cotton
Construction Handwoven
Surface Pile
Age Vintage
Circa 1920
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