19th Century Indian Amritsar Ruddy Brown and Gray Handwoven Wool Rug BB5665 9'5" × 12'8" $28,000
Antique Indian rugs, while not as famous as Persian carpets, are considered by many to be one of India’s greatest treasures. Among all Indian rugs, Amritsar rugs are especially well-known amongst rug aficionados for their history. The city of Amritsar, where they are woven, is situated in Northwestern India, became a center of Indian rug and carpet weaving in the nineteenth century when the Maharaja Ranjit Singh annexed Kashmir, the flourishing shawl-weaving center. If you are looking for a high quality antique carpet, Doris Leslie Blau is your best bet.
Woven by hand circa 1880, this antique Indian rug is everything an elegant home might require, from an exquisite pattern to a high quality weave. Its pattern immediately draws the eye with an allover palmette pattern and delicate trellis border. Earthy color palette of this antique rug consists of creamy beiges mixed with ruddy browns and a bit of cool grays and black. Such a stunning composition is bound to make any interior look special!
The size of this antique Indian rug, 9’5″ × 12’8″ (287 × 386 cm), should fit most households and ventures. Nowhere else will you be able to find such a perfect combination of elegance and history!
19th Century Indian Amritsar Ruddy Brown and Gray Handwoven Wool Rug BB5665