Mid-20th century Swedish Geometric Red, Brown, Blue, White Flat-Weave Wool Rug BB5468 5'7" × 6'10" $24,000
Flat woven antique rug with geometric design in shades of red and brown with off-white and blue accents. The simplicity and purity of design in vintage Scandinavian rugs gives them an immediate relevance and contemporary desirability.
Although the majority of people associate carpets with certain shagginess, flat weave rugs constitute a substantial part of the profound weaving heritage. Flat, hand-woven Vintage oriental rugs have widely contributed to the development of rug-making techniques as they represent one of the basic forms of woven textiles. They are made without a pile and build upon the intertwining warp and weft. The simplicity and lightness of flatweaves mustn’t be taken for a sign of inferiority. On the contrary, the slightly simplified making techniques allow weavers to create ingenious pieces, often with an ethnic vibe, distinguished by appealing designs and incredible durability.
Mid-20th century Swedish Geometric Red, Brown, Blue, White Flat-Weave Wool Rug BB5468