Decorum Rugs Collection:
Spectacular Antique Sarouk, 1920’s, thick, extremely soft, shiny wool, jewel colors, dark indigo interior background.with no worn areas!!! Persian weavers hand-knotted these rugs with great skill and superior wool. This one has a high knot count of 225 knots per square inch. The floral, ‘Roaring 20’s’ designs was favorited by the Americans and were woven into these rugs.
This is a classic, spectacular American ‘painted’ Sarouk runner made in the Arak region in Northwest Central Iran. These rugs were very popular and in high demand in the 1920’s -1930’s by the American and European markets. Americans preferred the darker reds and rugs exported to the USA were darkened or painted with a deeper red dye. Sarouks are known for their extremely resilient, shiny, springy wool, fine weave, and jewel colors,
Please note: a cloth Made in Iran tag is sewn on back of rug… This is rare as most later tags were stapled on.