Fine Anitque Indian Animal Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB0095 11'8" × 19'9" $80,000
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.
Fine Anitque Indian Animal Hand Knotted Wool Rug BB0095