Antique Indian Amritsar Rug BB2846 11'10" × 15'2" $70,000
An early 20th century Indian Amritsar antique carpet, the cream field with a delicate overall pattern of palmettes, millefleur and golden vines within a golden yellow palmette and scrolling vine border.
The Western influence and, particularly, the Colonial rule in India, are clearly seen in the magnificent face of antique Amritsar rugs. However, one of the greatest strengths of these fabulous floor covering is their impeccable quality. Based on the top-notch luminous wool, with a cotton foundation, double weft an and asymmetric knot, carpets form Amritsar are distinguished by luxurious feel and extremely indulgent textures. Antique Indian rugs and carpets are characterized by large scale patterns featuring the millefleur designs, mythical beasts and Persian-inspired florals.
Antique Indian Amritsar Rug BB2846