Vintage Indian Rug BB3561 12'8" × 17'3" $120,000
An early 20th century Indian rug, the midnight blue field with a lively trellis of golden flowering vines and birds within a gold palmette border.
One of the common patterns of vintage Indian 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 carpets. Indian north Indian 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 rugs were widely recognized for their outstanding craftsmanship and today they are still considered to be first-class quality.
Vintage Indian Rug BB3561