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Rugs By Artists - Master Artisan Vintage Rugs and Vintage Carpets

Rugs By Artists - Vintage Rugs designed by artists represent a collection of inspiring works of artists, architects, and master weavers from the past 200 years. From the ustadans of ancient Persia to Scandinavian modernists to French expressionists and European architects and designers, the rugs in this collection may vary in size, color and design, but all are desirable from a decorative and collectible standpoint. Some of these pieces portray the unique vision of the artist, which is realized in the ancient art of carpet weaving, while others are simply woven renditions of previously conceived sculptures and paintings. Carpets and Rugs from the Art / Painting world are textural and tactile works of art as diverse as the skilled craftsman and artists who designed and produced them. This page is dedicated to those Vintage Rugs  ( Rugs, Carpets & Tapestries ) that were designed by these artisan.
 
Explore our special collection of art carpets and signed rugs to experience their creative personality and innovative style. The creators of these exceptional antique and vintage pieces were serious artists and craftspeople who dedicated their lives to producing functional carpets that are truly works of art. An unfathomable amount of time and effort went into composing the intricate ornaments, selecting the perfect colors and weaving these impeccable carpets. Persian ustadans searched far and wide for the most talented dyers, and Scandinavian master weaver Ingrid Dessau clipped a lock of a hair to capture the perfect shade of gray. These artists spared nothing to create carpets and works of art that will always be outstanding. Enter the world of art carpets, and discover the creative ingenuity that differentiates these exceptional artisan rugs.
 
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Barbro Nilsson nee Lundberg


Barbro Nilsson (1899–1983) is one of the most renowned and respected designers and master weavers in Sweden's mid-century handcraft Renaissance

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Ottavio Missoni

Ottavio "Tai" Missoni (1921—Present) is the patriarch of one of the most renowned design houses in Italy.
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Anna Greta Sjöqvist -AGS

Anna Greta Sjoqvist AGS - was a prolific 20th century Swedish designer and weaver specializing in flatwoven carpets
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Corneille

Corneille was a co-founder of the CoBrA movement in the late 1940s - early 1950s and is recognized as a major player in the avant-garde era.

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Salvador Dali Rugs

Corneille was a co-founder of the CoBrA movement in the late 1940s - early 1950s and is recognized as a major player in the avant-garde era.

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Marianne Richter (1916-2010)

Until recently, Marianne Richter (1916-2010) was part of a core group of creative innovators who led a new wave of mid-century design emerging from Scandinavia.

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Decore Installe Meuble / Decore Installe Meuble DIM ( Signed DM )

Rugs signed DM and DIM Were made by the prestigious French design firm Décoration Intérieure Moderne also known as Décore-Installe-Meuble or DIM (1919 - 1953)

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Aboul Ghasem Kermani


Ustadan Kermani is perhaps the most famous weaver from Kerman and is known for the quality and design of his rugs.

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Haji Jalili (Tabriz)

Master weaver Haji Jalili (aka Hajijallili or Hajalili) is best known for his 20th century use of mixing lighter colors of pinks, gold and greys.

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Hildebrand ( Hildo ) Krop

Dutch sculptor and designer Hildebrand (Hildo) Krop (1884 – 1970) is one of the most versatile and multifaceted artists active during the 20th century.

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Joan Miro

The multi-discipline Catalan artist Joan Miro (1893 – 1983) was a pioneer and innovator in modern art.

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John Kachel

John Kachel (1809-1889) was one of many independent designers and weavers operating in the Northeast and Midwest United States
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Olga Fisch nee Anhalzer (1901-1990) was an extraordinary artist, art dealer and cultural advocate.


Klockaregardens Hemslojd

The Klockaregardens Hemslojd (circa 1937-1950) is one of many regional crafting societies that operated with Sweden's Hemslojd handcrafted stamp of approval.

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Jean Lurcat (1892 - 1966) was an artist, innovator and pioneer who revitalized tapestry making in the 20th century.

 

Paul Klee

Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) was an important twentieth century German-Swiss painter. A pioneer of a distinctive cubist style, Klee remains one of the most influential abstract artists of the past century, admired for his free treatment of form and exciting designs. 

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Marc Saint Saëns

Marc Saint-Saëns (1903-1979) was an influential French expressionist painter and tapestry artist responsible in parht for the renaissance and rebirth of French tapestry production in the 20th century.

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Marta Gahn (Märta Gahn)

Marta Gahn / Märta Gahn (1891-1973) The Swedish master weaver had a long and successful career as a weaver and textile designer.

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Ethel Halvar Andersson

Now a nonagenarian, Ethel Halvar Andersson (1917 - present) is one of the most productive and accomplished textile designers and artisan weavers from Sweden's Värmland region.

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Britta Rendahl-Ljusterdal

Britta Rendahl-Ljusterdal (1927 – present) Formerly associated with the Gammelstads Handväveri in northern Sweden, master weaver Britta Rendahl-Ljusterdal created an impressive number of carpets, flat-woven rugs and ecclesiastical works.
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Ingegerd Silow

Internationally known, Swedish designer and master weaver Ingegerd Silow (1916 – 2005) was deeply involved with social handcraft societies and commercial design firms in the mid-20th century during the golden-age of Scandinavian design.
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Berit Koenig

Berit Koenig was a productive designer and master carpet weaver associated with the Föreningen Svensk Hemslöjd, which is also known as the Swedish society for arts and handicrafts.

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Marta Maas Fjetterstrom

Marta Maas Fjatterstorm (Märta Måås Fjetterström) was one of the foremost central figures in Mid Century Swedish Woven / Textile Art.

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Mohtashem Kashan

Ustadan Mohtashem is one of the most revered weavers of Kashan. His rugs are some of the highest quality Persian weavings.

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso - The abstract figures and cubist works of artist Pablo Picasso (1881 –1973) are among the most recognizable and well known works in 20th century

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Pierre Cardin

Born in Italy, the award-winning French designer Pierre Cardin (1922 - ) has created an international brand with an impressively diverse range of products.

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Rakel Callander

Scandinavian carpet weaver and designer Rakel Callander (Rachel) Callander (circa 20th century) is responsible for creating some of the most memorable designs

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Verner Panton

The Danish designer Verner Panton (1926-1998) is one of the single-most influential personas in mid-century pop-art and interior design.

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Wassily Kandinsky

This extraordinary modernist / Bauhaus French flat weave, taken from Wassily Kandinsky's watercolor "Horizontales," is a masterpiece of Abstract Expressionism.

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Yaacov Agam

Born in 1928, Yaacov Agam (nee Yaakov Gipstein) is one of the bestselling Israeli artists.

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Ziegler & Co.

A Swiss firm, the Ziegler Company, based in Manchester, England that set up shop In Sultanabad, Persia. 

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Elsa Gullberg

Born in 1886, Elsa was one of the earliest textile designers connected to the modern design movement.  She strove to make prominent designs affordable, and is known for her clean, classic, and contemporary designs.  She died in 1984, after a long, fruitful career. 
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Ulla Parkdal 

Ulla Parkdahl is a still active Swedish textile designer, born in 1939.  She is famous for her classic, minimal designs, which she describes as having "their own textile language."  She established her own design firm, Ulla Parkdahl Textil, in 1980, and exhibited her work regularly until 2007.

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Ingrid Dessau

Ingrid Dessau was born in 1923 in Sweden, and died in 2000. She established a notable career as a textile designer, working at both the Helmslojden Craft Center, and Marta Maas Fjatterstorm Atelier under textile great Barbro Nilsson. Her work is distinguished by clever patterns and a modernization of traditional Swedish designs.

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Barbro Sprinchorn

Barbro Sprinchorn (1929–1973) was an innovative textile artist specializing in designing and crafting kilims, textiles, embroideries and decorative appliqués.

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