Mid-Century Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow. Woven signature on blue border “IS” BB6561 5'6" × 7'10" $4,000
Internationally known and respected as one of the major creators during the golden age of Scandinavian design in the mid-20th century, Ingegerd Silow is the author of this outstanding vintage Swedish flat weave rugs, which in turn encompasses the greatest ideals of the northern craft – it is beautiful, practical and simplistic. What immediately draws attention and touches the heart is the extremely chic and lovely color palette based on pastel tones of blue, accompanied by soft pinks, violets and ivory.
This appealing composition of hues helps to emphasize the gentleness of the flowery design, which in a geometricized way represents the wonders of Scandinavian nature. The shorter edges of the flat-woven vintage carpet bag are finished with a tasteful fringe which underlines its rustic character. However, the exquisite appearance is not the only strength of this antique rug.
The piece was thoroughly hand-woven of the finest wool in accordance with traditional techniques, thanks to which is has survived until this day in perfect condition, and if properly maintained, it will undoubtedly serve its owners for generations without any signs of wear. Charming and delicate, this vintage Swedish rug will be a perfect addition to a wide variety of interior arrangements, from classic to modern.
Mid-Century Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow. Woven signature on blue border "IS" BB6561