Antique Indian Amritsar Rug BB4825
Antique Indian rugs often include large scale patterns depicting mythical beasts and Persian-inspired floral motifs. However, Amritsar rugs are special, even among Indian rugs. The Western influence can be clearly seen in antique Amritsar rugs, making them a perfect mix of Orient and West. Under the influence of European rug importers, the establishment of looms and the availability of fine quality wool from sheep raised in nearby mountains and valleys, the rug weavers of Amritsar adapted their traditional Indian carpet designs to correspond with western tastes and European demand.
This stunning Amritsar rug was hand woven in the early 20th century, circa 1900. It completely mesmerizes with its unique pattern and elegant color palette, making it a true masterpiece. The design of this antique rug features a field with slightly contrasting allover botanical trellis within a floral motif border. The color palette features elegant shades of beige with some undertones of darker, earthy browns. . The subtlety of this antique Indian carpet makes incorporating it in a wide variety of interiors very easy. Such a wonderful carpet is bound to become a precious family heirloom or a great investment in the future.
The size of this piece, 9’8″ × 11’8″ (295 × 356 cm), is universal enough to make it a perfect fit for a number of interiors. Just a little bit of creativity can transform your household, so allow yourself for a bit of luxury with antique rugs from Doris Leslie Blau’s famed collection.
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