Oleg Maslov

Consigned, Hand Made Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug 6,4'x10,2', 1970

Vintage Persian Tabriz rug in original condition. This rug has very traditional Tabriz design with the large medallion in the center on the open field and thick border around it. The rug has been made in light colour of beige with strong shades of sky blue and red. Very nice busy border. The condition is original and good. Thick soft pile, no holes or tears.Different types of carpets were made here, including pile and flat-weave, with simple and complex composition.Different types of carpets were made here, including pile and flat-weave, with simple and complex composition. The carpet making art was passed on from generation to generation and was considered the most valued heirloom. The traditional topics for the Tabriz carpets are the ornamental patterns, with the following dominant background colors: cream, red or navy blue. The most typical for this school are rugs and carpets grouped under the common name “Lachak turanj”. In the middle of the center field and in the corners of the carpet (“lachak”-triangle) there are “turanj”-Citron). The turanj in the center of the carpet is a symbol of the Moon, and the pattern formed by lozenges with the toothed leaves on the edges symbolizes the scales of the fish, which rise to the surface of the water at midnight to admire the Moon reflection. The origin of this composition dates back to the 9th-10th centuries. Often the topics for the Tabriz carpets are drawn from the works of the great Oriental poets. The carpets often depict the scenes of falconry or images of a ferocious lion. Well known are also Tabriz carpet-pictures with images of fragments of palaces and mosques, scenes of battles. Often, in creation of this or that ornamental pattern carpet weavers were inspired by the hand-painted covers of ancient books.-condition: original good, -circa: 1970,-size: 6,4' x 10,2' ( 195cm x 313cm ),-material: wool,-country of origin: Iran,-style: Tabriz,-background colors: beige, red, sky blue. read more