William Morris Runner Fragment BB6440 4'3" × 23'0" $16,000
This outstanding carpet runner was created by the icon of Arts and Crafts rug textile design, William Morris. The renowned designer believed in traditional craftsmanship with the application of simple forms, and often medieval, whimsical, or folk styles of decoration as the contradiction to the overwhelming mass production of his industrial era, stripped off all signs of artistry, quality and romanticism.
The imposing fragment vintage area rug runner is the embodiment of William Morris’ idealistic and mesmerizing fashion. Its vast body proudly bears an all-over botanical pattern composed of densely meandering vines with pronounced flower heads and foliage. This curvilinear thicket is executed in warm and appealing shades of caramel, rosewood, baby pink, forest green, fuchsia and ivory, with delicate touches of dark brown, against the stone blue background.
The whole composition brings to mind blooming gardens in a bucolic English countryside. Due to such serene appeal, this fabulous arts and crafts carpet runner will have a chance to bring in some of its tranquility and charm to a wide variety of interior arrangements, from classic to modern. It will be perfect for all vast spaces, transitional rooms, staircases and corridors. Although over a hundred years old, this antique rug is in perfect condition which it owes to masterful hand-execution of the finest wool in accordance with old and refined weaving techniques. It will surely serve its future owners for generations without any signs of wear.
William Morris Runner Fragment BB6440
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