Doris Leslie Blau Collection Tibetan Shadows, Mauve, Brown, Silk Wool Modern Rug N11442 12'0" × 18'0" $24,000
This Tibetan rug for sale is hand-knotted in a luxurious blend of wool, aloe and silk. As befits a modern rug branded by Doris Leslie Blau, it was carefully hand-woven by an apt artisan’s hand on classic looms in accordance with traditional techniques. Such thorough execution ensured its durability and uniqueness. Provided minimum amount of care, it will serve many years without the slightest signs of wear.
The irregular free-form pattern resembles mysterious shadows or the inside of a cave covered with streams of water running down the walls and changing colors in gloom. The uncanny asymmetric scheme catches the eye and pleases with the balanced color palette of mauve and brown. The elegant disposition of the design is additionally enhanced thanks to the aloe and silk threads that add glow and softness to the pile.
Modern area rugs are a broad and absolutely intriguing category which has been continuously developing since the first half of the 20th century, and today is one of the most celebrated, intriguing and desired group of floor coverings. Contemporary rugs for living rooms stem from the work of renowned artists and painters such as Picasso, Miro, Mondrian, Pollock, as well as textile designers like Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom, Barbro Nilsson, Judith Johansson, William Morris, Sigvard Bernadotte or Josef Frank, who changed the face of not only carpet industry but also the art world in general.
Doris Leslie Blau carries an exceptional collection of original modern rugs in many styles and materials. Contemporary hand-made rugs are a bridge throughout history, they are the fruit of the constant evolution of the weaving craft that has accompanied men since the dawn of civilization.
Doris Leslie Blau Collection Tibetan Shadows, Mauve, Brown, Silk Wool Modern Rug N11442