Mid-20th century French Art Deco Burgundy Handmade Wool Rug by Paule Leleu BB5305 13'0" × 16'9" $60,000
An elegant pile carpet in burgundy in beige, by Paule Leleu. Daughter of the French sculptor Jules Leleu, Paule became the chief antique rug designer at her father’s business. Leleu designed more than 500 carpets in her career; her works often feature symmetrical arrangements and repeating geometric motifs.
Vintage rugs – they are essential objects of desire of not only vintage trend followers but all aficionados of beauty and sublime design. There is a good reason for such vast recognition as vintage carpets constitute the core of taste and artistry of the 20th century progressive thought. They are clearly defined by the past century’s celebration of new ideas, modern lifestyle and the Renaissance of all arts which happened about that time. The category of vintage European Art Deco rugs has many faces – there are numerous aspects such as historical period, style, fashion, culture, symbolism and philosophy which add up to form the dazzling array of vintage carpets.
Mid-20th century French Art Deco Burgundy Handmade Wool Rug by Paule Leleu BB5305
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