Vintage Samarkand (Khotan) Carpet BB7456 6'7" × 12'8" $15,000
A highly geometric early 20th century Samarkand carpet in various shades of orange and beige, having a pair of rust colored linked diamonds in the center surrounded by rows of angular vinery framed by a series of similarly primitive floral and geometric borders.
Vintage oriental rugs – they are essential objects of desire of not only vintage trend followers but all aficionados of beauty and sublime design. There is a good reason for such vast recognition as vintage carpets constitute the core of taste and artistry of the 20th century progressive thought. They are clearly defined by the past century’s celebration of new ideas, modern lifestyle and the Renaissance of all arts which happened about that time. The category of antique oriental rugs has many faces – there are numerous aspects such as historical period, style, fashion, culture, symbolism and philosophy which add up to form the dazzling array of vintage carpets.
Vintage Samarkand (Khotan) Carpet BB7456