Antique Irish Rug 873

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Antique Irish Rug 873 is Sold
Style: Donegal Rugs   |   Origin: Irish Rugs   |   Size: 7 ft 10 in x 10 ft 7 in (2.39 m x 3.23 m)

Irish Rug, Ireland, Circa 1900This gorgeous and beautifully made antique rug – a Donegal rug made in Ireland some time right around the turn of the twentieth century – is truly an achievement in rug-making. This fantastic piece possesses many of the qualities most sought after by collectors of such rugs, and would make a proud addition to any home. This classic Donegal carpet features an all-over pattern of golden-yellow scrolls with three-dimensional highlights that surround traditional quatrefoils in heraldic shades of red, ivory, blue and golden-yellow. The carpet is supplemented by elaborate continental-style borders with deeply notched arches, a number of secondary elements and architectural cartouches that become part of the overall border pattern. All in all, this is a piece that is not to be missed. Its traditional design and impeccable composition make it not only a highly desirable piece, but a genuine work of art.  

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