Antique Indian Carpet BB3159 11'10" × 19'3" $80,000
An early 20th century Indian antique garden carpet, the saffron field with an allover design of flowering trees, animals and shrubs within a brown geometric and floral motif border.
One of the common patterns of vintage indian area rugs are naturalistic floral designs – this feature is typical for carpets woven in the time of Jahangir’s reign. Millefleurs motif can also be found on Indian antique carpets. Indian beautiful rugs are known to be intricately woven, one can notice that their soft wool and silk warps change the colors across the width of the carpet giving the impression of the rainbow bands. The field is often covered by a myriad of fine flowerheads connected by fine vinework. Antique north Indian rugs were widely recognized for their outstanding craftsmanship and today they are still considered to be first-class quality.
Antique Indian Carpet BB3159