Antique Indian Carpet BB5534
Authentic Indian rugs are something more than mere decorations. Their fascinating history combined with the dazzling beauty of designs makes them nothing short of masterpieces. At Beginning with the conquest of Northern India by Babur, weaving workshops developed around the imperial cities of Agra, Fathpur and Lahore. Akbar the Great and his successors sponsored and encouraged the weaving of splendid antique Indian rugs, which were often inspired by classic Persian rugs. Even today antique Indian rugs are admired by people all over the world thanks to their timeless beauty and effortless elegance. Few other pieces of decor are as sought after as antique Indian rugs.
This Indian antique rug was woven in the early 20th century, circa 1920. Few rugs could even hope to rival its exquisite pattern. The main field features an allover trellis. The design surprises with its exceptional vitality, as swirling vinery arabesques, cloudbands and polychrome palmettes within a strap work vinery and palmette border come together in a truly enchanting composition. The color palette accompanying it is no less beautiful or elegant. Midnight blue of the background makes golden beiges and delicate red even more vibrant, just like precious jewels and gold.
The size of this antique rug, 12’0″ × 19’8″ (366 × 599 cm), makes it a perfect choice for more spacious interiors, such as living rooms or offices, especially those in modern or traditional decor. Such a beautiful antique Indian rug can make any interior look truly special with little effort.
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