Antique North Indian Carpet BB1791 21'0" × 26'0" $85,000
An early 20th century North Indian carpet, the abrashed ivory field with an elegant allover design of blue leafy shrubs 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 Agra carpets manufactured in the prisons of India, antique North Indian rugs were products of a cottage industry controlled by families of antique carpet weavers. With a knotted pile of the softest pashmina wool, the antique North Indian carpets in NYC originated and perfected by these weaving families, have to this day, rarely been equaled.
Antique North Indian Carpet BB1791