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produced during the later nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries in Ireland
, represent the Irish contribution to the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau
Movements. Richly colored and beautifully drawn, they may have a contemporary Art Nouveau emphasis, or, alternatively they may look back to the great past of early medieval Irish art like the Book of Kells or the Tara Brooch. At times they combined both these sensibilities to produce one of the more distinctive antique carpets
of this period. Everything You Want to Know About Donegal Rugs from Europe
11 Rugs Found in Donegal Rugs
Elegant floral motifs arranged in a formal European composition form a classic border that encompasses this exquisite antique rug created in Donegal, Ireland.
This unusual antique Irish carpet blends Renaissance and late Medieval European ornament with classically Oriental design.
This lovely antique Irish carpet has an Oriental design rendered with a European touch.
The famous Harshang blossom pattern of the Caucasus is re-imagined in this spectacular antique hand-knotted rug from the legendary Irish weavers of County Donegal.
This medallion carpet from Donegal, Ireland, features an opulent medallion with deeply serrated edges woven in an elegant color palette inspired by the Polonaise carpets imported from Persia.
Modeled after classical Eastern designs, this antique Donegal carpet from Ireland features a spectacular Anglicized medallion rendered in glowing warm tones.
This elegant and richly decorative antique Irish carpet as a classical Persian design of palmettes and cloudband vinescrolls.
This stunning antique Donegal rug from Ireland, the design of which is attributed to the widely admired Gavin Morton, boasts an absolutely delightful composition, underscored by gorgeous, vibrant colors throughout.
Golden palmettes and spacious vinescrolls decorate this luxurious antique Donegal carpet, creating a regal Persianate arabesque adapted to fit a European aesthetic.
Boasting a sophisticated muted pallet of olive greens, browns, and reds, this charming Irish rug is woven beautifully throughout, from its traditional borders to its allover pattern.
This magnificent antique Kerman takes inspiration from classical Persian carpets.