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Antique Indian Rugs - Traditionally, India has excelled in the production of fine textiles, palatial carpets, magnificent shawls and Art Deco rugs that were influenced by colonial British trends. Despite adverse conditions and invasions from overseas colonists and imperial powers, Indian craftspeople managed to maintain a diverse and individual textile culture. Even when the weavers of antique Indian rugs borrowed designs from Persia, they immediately attained a new flavor.

The colors are rich, the motifs are grand and the composition of antique Indian rugs is always elegant. From the 1600's to the early 1900's, Indian craftspeople created a virtually unlimited number of unforgettable carpets and textiles. Whether they are woven, embroidered or printed, every antique rug originating from India will boast an original style and an elegant countenance that is worthy of the most respected shah or the most distinguished British ruler.

When designers are furnishing an Art Deco apartment, a stately painted Victorian home or a Bohemian abode, the rich style, strong colors and elegance of traditional Indian textiles and antique carpets allows them to complement the ambiance of any interior setting. Textiles and carpets from India are stately, harmonious and well-balanced works of art that never have an excess of any one design element. These individual pieces are part of a separate realm of textiles that is waiting to be discovered.

Antique Indian rugs were produced with Persian influence and commonly feature cotton and silk in the pile. However little is known about rug production prior to the Mughal era because few have survived. Patterns are typically made with silk with gold or silver thread for brocades. The primary materials used are cotton, silk and wool in Indian textiles.

Colors often used are red, blue, purple, green, yellow and black. The most well known antique rugs from India come from the areas of Agra and Amritsar.

Also India is known for their fine shawls and embroideries.

View our current antique selection of Indian rugs below:

35 Rugs Found in Indian Rugs

Large Oversized Antique Indian Carpet 50119

Large Oversized Antique Indian Carpet 50119 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal
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Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

14 ft x 24 ft 6 in (4.27 m x 7.47 m)

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Antique Indian Floral Rug 46781

Antique Indian Floral Rug 46781 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

13 ft x 22 ft 5 in (3.96 m x 6.83 m)

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Large Antique Lavender Indian Rug 46761

Antique Indian Rug 46761 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

9 ft 10 in x 20 ft 10 in (3 m x 6.35 m)

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Large Antique Indian Rug 50449

Large Antique Indian Rug 50449 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal
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Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

13 ft 3 in x 19 ft 9 in (4.04 m x 6.02 m)

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Antique Light Blue Indian Rug 47602

Antique Floral Indian Rug 47602 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

12 ft x 19 ft 7 in (3.66 m x 5.97 m)

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Large Elaborate Antique Indian Rug 50451

Large Elaborate Antique Indian Rug 50451 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

16 ft 3 in x 19 ft 2 in (4.95 m x 5.84 m)

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Antique Indian Rug 50024

Antique Indian Rug 50024 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

14 ft 9 in x 19 ft (4.5 m x 5.79 m)

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Large Antique Indian Rug 50386

Large Antique Indian Rug 50386 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

14 ft 6 in x 18 ft 3 in (4.42 m x 5.56 m)

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Beautiful Antique Light Blue Indian Rug 47980

Antique Floral Indian Rug 47980 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

11 ft 7 in x 17 ft 3 in (3.53 m x 5.26 m)

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Antique Indian Rug 45206

Antique Indian Rug 45206 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal
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Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

13 ft 3 in x 17 ft (4.04 m x 5.18 m)

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Large Square Antique Indian Agra Rug 46911

Large Square Antique Indian Agra Rug 46911 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

13 ft 6 in x 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m x 4.11 m)

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Intricate Antique Indian Rug 50440

Intricate Antique Indian Rug 50440 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal
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Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

9 ft 10 in x 13 ft 6 in (3 m x 4.11 m)

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Decorative Antique Indian Amritsar Rug 50438

Decorative Antique Indian Amritsar Rug 50438 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

10 ft 8 in x 13 ft 3 in (3.25 m x 4.04 m)

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Intricate Antique Indian Amritsar Rug 50507

Antique Indian Amritsar Rug 50507 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

9 ft 10 in x 12 ft 7 in (3 m x 3.84 m)

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Antique Shabby Chic Indian Agra Rug 43987

Antique Indian Agra Rug 43987 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal
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Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

9 ft x 12 ft 3 in (2.74 m x 3.73 m)

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Decorative Antique Indian Agra Rug 50050

Antique Indian Agra Rug 50050 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

8 ft 10 in x 11 ft 9 in (2.69 m x 3.58 m)

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Art Deco Kilim From India 48030

Antique Indian Art Deco Rug 48030 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Kilims

9 ft x 11 ft 8 in (2.74 m x 3.56 m)

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Detailed Floral Antique Indian Runner Rug 50496

Antique Indian Runner Rug 50496 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

2 ft 4 in x 10 ft 9 in (0.71 m x 3.28 m)

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Beautiful Antique Indian Runner Rug 50638

Beautiful Antique Indian Runner Rug 50638 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

2 ft 3 in x 10 ft 9 in (0.69 m x 3.28 m)

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Red Vintage Indian Agra Rug 48756

Antique Indian Agra Rug 48756 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

7 ft 9 in x 10 ft (2.36 m x 3.05 m)

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Antique Indian Carpet 46251

Antique Indian Carpet 46251 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

6 ft x 9 ft (1.83 m x 2.74 m)

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Antique European Silk Velvet Textile 41491

Antique Silk Velvet Textile from India 41491 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Textile Art

2 ft 2 in x 7 ft 11 in (0.66 m x 2.41 m)

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Cotton Indian Art Deco Rug 48426

Cotton Indian Art Deco Rug 48426 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

4 ft 1 in x 6 ft 10 in (1.24 m x 2.08 m)

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Antique Indian Shawl 46117

Antique Shawl 46117 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

6 ft 7 in x 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m x 2.01 m)

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Antique Indian Shawl 45821

Antique Indian Shawl 45821 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Indian Rugs

5 ft 10 in x 6 ft 2 in (1.78 m x 1.88 m)

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Antique Indian Textile 41497

Antique Indian Textile 41497 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Textile Art

0 ft 9 in x 5 ft 7 in (0.23 m x 1.7 m)

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Small Vintage Indian Tabriz Rug 50529

Vintage Indian Tabriz Rug 50529 Thumbnail - By Nazmiyal

Origin: India Rugs »
Style: Tabriz Rugs

3 ft 5 in x 5 ft 6 in (1.04 m x 1.68 m)

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