Antique Indian Amritsar Carpet (size adjusted)

Antique Indian Amritsar Carpet (size adjusted) BB5751

Price: $90,000

This early 20th century antique Indian Amritsar carpet from Indian area rugs collection features a unique all-over design of an ornate latticed lozenge pattern in shades of red and beige against a camel field. Floral abstractions and vinery frame the border for an exotic, eye-catching presentation. Classical Persian rugs often have lattices formed of curving vines that can sometimes be in more than one plane, as seen in this antique carpets.

Amritsar rugs and carpets are produced in Amritsar (meaning “the lake of immortality” in Sanskrit), a city located in Punjab in the northwest of India, near the Kashmir region. The weavers of this city’s tradition created unique textiles in part because they had not developed a distinctive style of rug-weaving as early as other Indian counterparts. While regions of southern and western India began weaving Persian-influenced rugs during the reign of the Mughal emperors, the weavers of Amritsar took their direction from the sensibilities of the West.

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Item No.: BB5751 Circa: 1900 Size: 13'3" × 20'2" (403 × 614 cm)
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