Antique Portuguese Needlepoints and Rugs

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Beautiful Antique Portuguese Needlepoints and Rugs

Antique Portuguese Needlepoints and Rugs - Portuguese rugs are renowned for its embroidered carpets worked in wool on linen. No known tradition exists in Portugal for knotted-pile carpet weaving, although Moorish carpet weavers until the early 15th century until they were expelled. Arraiolos, Portuguese needlework carpets, are from a town in the province of Alto Alentejo in south-central Portugal. These rugs are extremely varied, including adaptations of rococo ornament, geometric folk-art motifs and imitations of Antolian rugs. They are also known for Alpujarra Rugs, floor coverings with pile in loops, made primarily in Spain from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century in the Alpujarras district, south of Granada.

2 Rugs Found in Portuguese Rugs

Antique Alpujarra Rug 2605

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Origin: Portuguese Rugs »
Style: Alpujarra Rugs

5 ft 7 in x 6 ft 10 in (1.7 m x 2.08 m)

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Vintage Portuguese Rug 41565

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Origin: Portuguese Rugs »


9 ft 10 in x 16 ft 2 in (3 m x 4.93 m)

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