Vintage Swedish Flat Weave Rug BB6577 5'0" × 7'5" $10,000
Here is a marvelous example of the iconic Scandinavian rugs crossword from the mid-20th century – a vintage Swedish flat-woven antique kilim rugs which in the Orient would be called a kilim but in the north it bears the name of a rollakan. Both its firmly structured body and the timeless design show the immense power of this exceptional type of Scandinavian floor coverings.
The simplistic pattern, featuring geometric forms and cross motifs, is quite unique as it creates a sort of cartouche around the center of the field which is left completely plain. There are no clearly separated borders at the longer edges yet the shorter ones are finished with an elegant piping. The complementary color palette, relying on toned shades of mustard, sepia, camel and brown, due to its versatility is ready to complement a wide variety of contemporary interior arrangements.
Thoroughly hand-woven of the first-rate wool in accordance with centuries-old techniques by a skilled artisan, the Swedish flat-weave is distinguished by upmost durability which allowed it to survive until today in excellent condition. If properly maintained, the vintage rug will serve its proprietors for generations without any signs of wear, bringing in the sheer beauty of Scandinavian design.
Doris Leslie Blau has always tried to bring the charm enclosed in antique, Persian rugs closer to people, closer to you. We opened our galleries in multiple locations in order to let you experience the sheer beauty of antique, vintage Persian, oriental rugs and carpets with your own eyes and hands.
Vintage Swedish Flat Weave Rug BB6577