Antique Spanish Flat-Weave Runner Rug BB5416 by DLB
Antique Spanish Flat-Weave Runner Rug
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Antique Spanish Flat-Weave Runner Rug BB5416 3'3" × 10'6" $16,000

This circa-1850 antique Spanish runner rug features stylized floral abstractions in beige against a field of dark blue. A thick main border of beige contains circular green and yellow abstract patterns for an intriguing overall look. Flat-woven antique carpets feature a type of weave created from vertical (weft) and horizontal (warp) interlocked threads, for a napless overall effect. Spanish area rugs from the 15th – 17th centuries were woven with knots tied to single warps. After the Christian conquest of Spain, two main types of vintage rugs were produced – those that combined folk motifs with Christian and Islamic designs and those that were based upon Turkish motifs. In the 18th and 19th centuries, carpets, woven with the Turkish knot, were produced with designs based on those from Savonnerie and Aubusson factories in France.


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Item No.: BB5416 Circa: 1850 Size: 3'3" × 10'6" (99 × 320 cm)
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