Heriz rug, $1,430

Heriz rug
from northern Persia
early 20th century
Size: 180 x 98 cm

List price: $. 2,200
Sale price: $. 1,430

Heriz is a township in northern Persia and an important centre for village production of the region to the northeast of Tabriz.
Older pieces such as this are usually quite archaic in their drawing with bold angular forms and better space and proportion than their modern counterparts. The palette tends to be lighter and there is a preference for soft harmonic tones rather than primary colour.