Vintage Indian Amritsar Carpet BB7327 14'5" × 15'9" $65,000
An early 20th century Indian Amritsar antique rug, the abrashed tan field with an allover trellis of intricate flowering vines and small palmettes within a pair of narrow cocoa scrolling vinery stripes between a series of minor stripes.
One of the common patterns of vintage Indian rugs are naturalistic floral designs – this feature is typical for amritsar carpets woven in the time of Jahangir’s reign. Millefleurs motif can also be found on Indian carpets. Indian rugs are known to be intricately woven, one can notice that their soft wool and silk warps change the colors across the width of the carpet giving the impression of the rainbow bands.
Vintage Indian Amritsar Carpet BB7327