Oversized Vintage Indian Botanic Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB5280 14'8" × 30'6" $200,000
A beautiful antique North Indian rug circa-1920. Traditional floral designs and arabesques can be seen throughout the light brown field, for an overall muted patina. The production of antique Indian rugs for sale and carpets dates from the Mughal period of the late 1520s.
Beginning with the conquest of Northern India by Babur, weaving workshops developed around the imperial cities of Agra, Fathpur and Lahore. Akbar the Great and his successors sponsored and encouraged the weaving of splendid Indian versions of classic Indian floral, garden and hunting rugs and carpets.
As an eminent patron of the arts, Jahangir possessed a deep love for the beauty of nature, influencing the artists of his court. With a knotted pile of the softest pashmina wool, the antique Indian wool rugs and North Indian carpets originated and perfected by weaving families, have to this day rarely been equaled.
Doris Leslie Blau has always tried to bring the charm enclosed in antique, Indian, large oval and large rustic area rugs rugs closer to people, closer to you. We opened our galleries in multiple locations in order to let you experience the sheer beauty of antique, vintage Indian, oriental rugs and carpets with your own eyes and hands.
Oversized Vintage Indian Botanic Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB5280