Italian Antique Rugs and Carpets

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Peasants primarily produced the Antique Italian rugs that exist independently from Eastern influences and remained in southern Italy and Sardinia. The Tappeti Abruzzesi were not real floor coverings but instead used as table and bed coverings. Designs are mainly heraldic and Catholic with the used of two-headed eagles and religious symbols. Italian rug designs emphasize zigzag lines along with the star motif. Sellers also popularized antique tapestry rugs throughout continental Europe.

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6 Rugs Found in Italian Rugs

Antique Velvet Italian Textile 41961

Style: Handwoven Rugs
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 3 ft 1 in x 6 ft 2 in
          (0.94 m x 1.88 m)
Woven in Italy, this velvet textile piece features a repeating floral pattern set over a burgundy field.

Vintage Italian Missoni “Ski Resorts” Rug 46933

Style: Designed By Artists
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 6 ft 6 in x 6 ft 6 in
          (1.98 m x 1.98 m)
Evocative of a fashionable alpine holiday, this distinctive vintage Missoni art carpet depicts a stylized collage-like collection of Europe's famous ski resorts.

Antique Italian Tapestry Depicting Caesar Augustus 47325

Style: Antique Textiles
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 8 ft x 12 ft
          (2.44 m x 3.66 m)
This impressive antique Italian tapestry harkens to the classical aesthetics of the Roman Empire, depicting Caesar Augustus in exquisite detail against a gold-colored field.

Vintage Missoni Rug 47183

Style: Designed By Artists
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 9 ft 6 in x 12 ft
          (2.9 m x 3.66 m)
Designed by the multi-talented Ottavio Missoni, this delightful patchwork rug has an expressive visage that balances historic and contemporary influences beautifully.

Italian Tapestry Depicting Julius Caesar 47324

Style: Antique Textiles
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 8 ft x 12 ft 4 in
          (2.44 m x 3.76 m)
This impressive antique Italian tapestry harkens to the classical aesthetics of the Roman Empire, depicting Julius Caesar in exquisite detail against a gold-colored field.

Antique Tapestry Rug 3096

Style: Antique Tapestries
Origin: Italian Rugs
Size: 8 ft 11 in x 13 ft 9 in
          (2.72 m x 4.19 m)

Sale:

  • $10,000.00
This elegant a antique painted textile from Italy depicts a bucolic scene inspired by Greco-Roman landscape painting.

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