Antique Indian Rug BB0095

Antique Indian Rug Description:

A late 19th century antique Indian rug having a tan field with an allover pattern of grouped floral motifs within a similar border.

As an eminent patron of the arts, Jahangir (reigning from 1605-1628), possessed a deep love for the beauty of nature, influencing the artists of his court. Unlike antique carpets manufactured in the prisons of India, antique North Indian rugs were products of a cottage industry controlled by families of carpet weavers. With a knotted pile of the softest pashmina wool, the antique North Indian beautiful rugs originated and perfected by these weaving families, have to this day, rarely been equaled.

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