Fine Antique Indian Amritsar Handmade Wool Rug BB3817 13'7" × 19'7" $90,000
A late 19th century North Indian Amritsar antique rug, the cocoa field with an allover trellis of camel and cream palmette formed medallions containing intricately drawn floral motifs within a series of narrow floral motif guard borders.
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 amritsar carpets are characterized by large scale patterns featuring the millefleur designs, mythical beasts and Persian-inspired florals.
Fine Antique Indian Amritsar Handmade Wool Rug BB3817