Vintage Rugs - a Beautiful Collection

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Vintage Rugs and Carpet Collection from the 1920's - 1970's

Vintage Rugs - The term "vintage rugs" is used to describe the rugs and / or carpets that were produced during the mid-20th century and through the 1970's (for the most part).

The vintage rugs showcase what the 20th century was largely defined by experimentation and innovation in the arts, industries, the sciences and popular culture. Typically, mid-century vintage rugs were produced between the 1920's and 1970's explore the boundaries and pushes the limits of textural and visual style to create rug designs that provide a strong sensory experience.

The diversity seen in the production of vintage rugs may be one of the secrets behind their renewed popularity. These marvelous carpets feature formal geometric motifs, whimsical folk-art influences and colorful Deco inspired designs that are truly abstract. Whether collectors and designers are seeking a luxurious long-pile Rya or charming flat-woven vintage Scandinavian rugs, the most versatile and colorful carpets that are vintage, make superb statement pieces. In the 21st century, the world has a renewed interest in the vintage rugs that thrilled modern design aficionados years ago.

Here is a selection of vintage rugs based on the country of origin:

Moroccan Rugs

Vintage Moroccan Rugs

Moroccan Rugs

Scandinavian Rugs

Vintage Scandinavian Rugs

Scandinavian Rugs

Swedish Rugs

Vintage Swedish Rugs

Swedish Rugs

Art Deco Rugs

Vintage Art Deco Rugs

Art Deco Rugs

Below you can view our current collection of vintage rugs and carpets

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462 Rugs Found in Vintage Rugs

Vintage Scandinavian Rug by Marta Maas 47555

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 3 in x 1 ft 3 in
          (0.38 m x 0.38 m)

Sale:

  • $750.00
This small square piece is brilliantly representative of trends in mid-century Scandinavian rugs - especially those designed by the inimitable Marta Maas Fjetterstrom.

Vintage Swedish Kilim by Marta Maas 47584

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 4 in x 1 ft 6 in
          (0.41 m x 0.46 m)

Sale:

  • $750.00
This small flat-woven Scandinavian kilim is a product of the legendary Marta Maas Fjetterstrom atelier. Its pallet and overall design are typical of the period and emblematic of the designer.

Persian Esfahan Rug 46053

Style: Isfahan / Esfahan Rugs
Origin: Antique Persian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 7 in x 1 ft 9 in
          (0.48 m x 0.53 m)
For novelty or serious sport, this delightful vintage Persian rug from Esfahan is the ultimate luxury game board designed for enjoying the king of strategy games.

Vintage Missoni Textile 46674

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 2 ft x 2 ft
          (0.61 m x 0.61 m)
This delightful patchwork collage depicts a beautiful assemblage of distinctive variegated patterns and striped knits crafted by the legendary Missoni design house.

Small Square Vintage Moroccan Rug 47961

Style: Moroccan Rug
Origin: Moroccan Rugs
Size: 2 ft x 2 ft 3 in
          (0.61 m x 0.69 m)
Eccentric bands of color seem to appear at random in this Moroccan carpet, but the effect is delightful, and reminiscent of mid-century painting.

Vintage Colombian Embroidery 46453

Style: Cloth
Origin: Colombian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 1 in x 2 ft 3 in
          (0.63 m x 0.69 m)
This brilliant example of Colombian needlework features a whimsical scene with colorful animals, people, plants and buildings set over a chic jewel-tone background.

Vintage Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe Rug 48012

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 8 in x 2 ft 10 in
          (0.81 m x 0.86 m)
This striking mid-century art rug depicts one of Andy Warhol's famous renditions of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.

Vintage Andy Warhol Campbell Soup Rug 47694

Style: Designed By Artists
Origin: American Rugs
Size: 2 ft 8 in x 2 ft 10 in
          (0.81 m x 0.86 m)

Sale:

  • $3,600.00
A fantastic depiction of a Warhol classic, this vintage carpet is a very special composition.

Vintage Persian Qashqai Lion Rug 47557

Style: Qashqai Rugs
Origin: Antique Persian Rugs
Size: 5 ft x 3 ft
          (1.52 m x 0.91 m)

Sale:

  • $4,600.00
This gorgeous piece from Qashqai features an intimidating, armed Persian lion against a blood red field, creating an impression of authority and tradition.

Vintage Swedish Rug 46455

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 7 in x 3 ft 1 in
          (0.79 m x 0.94 m)

Sale:

  • $495.00
This delightfully abstract and beautifully colored vintage Swedish rug features a stunning assortment of abstract peacocks rendered in clear jewel-tone colors.

Antique Spider Web Design Hooked Rug 45775

Style: Hooked Rugs
Origin: American Rugs
Size: 1 ft 7 in x 3 ft 3 in
          (0.48 m x 0.99 m)
Radiant outlines rendered in a colorful melange of hues create a grand spider web pattern that decorates this sublime hooked rug from edge to edge and end to end.

Vintage Moroccan Rug 45373

Style: Moroccan Rug
Origin: Moroccan Rugs
Size: 3 ft 3 in x 3 ft 3 in
          (0.99 m x 0.99 m)
Ovular medallions rendered in a combination of modern colors create an abstract allover pattern that adorns the richly textural field of this vintage Moroccan rug.

Vintage Moroccan Rug 45704

Style: Moroccan Rug
Origin: Moroccan Rugs
Size: 2 ft 2 in x 3 ft 4 in
          (0.66 m x 1.02 m)
Rendered in a spotted and speckled assortment of chic colors, this galactic vintage Moroccan rug features an asymmetric bull's eye surrounded by variegated rings.

Vintage Peruvian Tapestry Rug by Arpillera 47868

Style: Designed By Artists
Origin: Peruvian Textiles
Size: 2 ft 6 in x 3 ft 4 in
          (0.76 m x 1.02 m)
This intriguing Peruvian arpillera depicts the working class women of Lima, Peru going about their daily chores.

Joan Miro Inspired Tapestry Rug 47988

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 2 ft 8 in x 3 ft 4 in
          (0.81 m x 1.02 m)
This exciting and decidedly modern composition is drawn in the style of the great Catalan artist Joan Miro, one of the great 20th century Surrealists.

Vintage Swedish Kilim Rug 46676

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 1 ft 9 in x 3 ft 5 in
          (0.53 m x 1.04 m)
This graphic vintage Swedish Kilim displays a superb variety of geometric motifs and Nordic patterns that have a rustic tribal appearance with a mid-century flair.

Vintage Chinese Art Deco Circular Rug 48051

Style: Chinese Rugs
Origin: Chinese Rugs
Size: 3 ft 6 in x 3 ft 6 in
          (1.07 m x 1.07 m)
Though a vintage carpet from the mid-twentieth century, this charming circular rug showcases some quintessentially Chinese design elements that are centuries old.

Vintage Moroccan Rug 46630

Style: Moroccan Rug
Origin: Moroccan Rugs
Size: 2 ft 8 in x 3 ft 7 in
          (0.81 m x 1.09 m)
Woven from sisal fibers, this chic vintage mid-century Moroccan rug has a stunning neutral facade with charming variegated textures and striated color variations.

Vintage Pablo Picasso Rug 46686

Style: Designed By Artists
Origin: French Rugs
Size: 3 ft x 3 ft 8 in
          (0.91 m x 1.12 m)
Designed by the king of abstract modern art, this vintage Picasso art carpet displays a fabulous expressionist portrait with bold brush strokes and dazzling colors.

Vintage Scandinavian Goblin Emroidery 46454

Style: Swedish Rugs
Origin: Scandinavian Rugs
Size: 3 ft 5 in x 3 ft 8 in
          (1.04 m x 1.12 m)
Crafted in Sweden, this decorative Scandinavian rug features a spectacular Gobelins-style tapestry composition that depicts a lively European market scene.

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