Vintage Indian Amritsar Botanic Handmade Wool Rug BB0064 12'7" × 14'1" $60,000
A late 19th century antique North Indian Amritsar rug on a soft brown field framed by a darker brown border with exotic trees.
One of the common patterns of vintage indian style rugs are naturalistic floral designs – this feature is typical for 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. The field is often covered by a myriad of fine flowerheads connected by fine vinework. Antique oriental rugs were widely recognized for their outstanding craftsmanship and today they are still considered to be first-class quality.
Vintage Indian Amritsar Botanic Handmade Wool Rug BB0064