Vintage Swedish Flat Weave Rug

Vintage Swedish Flat Weave Rug BB5455


A vintage flat-weave rug in earthy tones of beige, brown and grey, with geometric design.

Swedish plastic rugs are so universal that they appear in almost every culture in the world. From Turkey to Peru, everyone can enjoy their beautiful patterns and stunning colors. Among oriental, flat woven vintage rugs are well known kilim rugs as well as soumaks, although Scandinavian pieces are one of the most popular carpets of this weave. What is characteristic for all types of flat woven rugs and carpets is the fact that loom is necessary to make them. They are created by interlocking warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads. Because of that, flat woven have no pile whatsoever and tend to be thinner than knotted antique rugs nyc. Their versatility makes them useful in many situations- flat woven rugs have been used for centuries not only as flooring, but also wall hangings, and saddle pads.

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Item No.: BB5455 Circa: 1940 Size: 5'7" × 8'7" (170 × 261 cm)
Color: Beige Style: Casual, Geometric, Scandinavian Origin: Europe, Scandinavia Construction: Flat Weave