Vintage Swedish Rug BB4984

Vintage Swedish Rug Description:

A Swedish Flat Weave Rug "Roundels" Signed MG designed by Martha Gahn. The signature on the bottom left refers to the facility where the antique rug was woven. A modern design of geometric and circular shapes in a contemporary color palette of grey cast nuetrals and yellow.

Flat woven rugs for sale are so universal that they appear in almost every culture in the world. From Turkey to Peru, everyone can enjoy their beautiful patterns and stunning colors. Among oriental, flat woven Vintage oriental rugs are well known kilim rugs as well as soumaks, although Scandinavian pieces are one of the most popular carpets of this weave. What is characteristic for all types of flat woven rugs and carpets is the fact that loom is necessary to make them. They are created by interlocking warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads. Because of that, flat woven have no pile whatsoever and tend to be thinner than knotted vintage scandinavian rugs. Their versatility makes them useful in many situations- flat woven rugs have been used for centuries not only as flooring, but also wall hangings, and saddle pads.

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