Antique Indian Amritsar Carpet BB4578

Antique Indian Amritsar Carpet Description:

An exceptional late 19th century Indian Amritsar rug, the reddish brown field with an intricate allover trellis of sand flowering vinery with a sand palmette and flowering branch border.

The Western influence and, particularly, the Colonial rule in India, are clearly seen in the magnificent face of antique Amritsar rugs in NYC. 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. Their coloration usually relies on earthy, subdued colors including light blues, yellows, teal, burgundies and mauves. The rich heritage and beauty of antique rugs continue to position them among the most decorative components of today's interiors.

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