Dreamy, isn't it? A worn to perfection Persian Heriz rug handwoven circa 1920 and she is jaw-dropping-beautiful! With stunning, wide borders that possess a rare design and intricate art in the field and that sexy French blue...yes please. Now, let's talk about the medallions; big n bold in the center and the 4 corner medallions dressed coral...this rug offers so much LOVE!
The character of what you see has all been through time and history and those irresistible natural dyes that are so graceful and delicious look even better, a century later. Heriz are one of the most sought after antique rugs and the durability of this heavy rug will last for generations to come.
Fun facts: Heriz rugs are known for their outstanding durability. Coined "the Iron Rug of Persia," Heriz rugs were produced in the Northwest corner of Persia, on and around Mount Sabalan. One reason for the toughness of Heriz carpets is that Mount Sabalan sits on a major deposit of copper. Trace copper in the drinking water of sheep produces the most desired wool for rug weaving because it makes wool that is stronger and more resilient than wool from most other areas. It is said that many Heriz rug designs are woven from memory, with intricate designs passed on through generations of artisans.