Magnificent 17th Century Cuenca Spanish Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Spain, Circa Date: 17th Century – By defining a few primary colors for the palette, this magnificent Spanish rug allows the viewer to focus on the details within. A sunny gold color landscape immediately draws the viewer’s attention to the heart of the 17th century rug, while thin, gracefully moving lines create division throughout the space. The soft variety of colors chosen to define the foreground requires closer attention from the viewer. Upon further inspection, the lush details of this magnificent early rug spring up in the form of elegantly curling vines mixed with rigidly defining elements, rewarding the viewer with a balanced display of motion that grounds as much as it winds. At the core of the antique rug, a massive field of repeating patterns creates a pleasing display of familiarity to ground the rest of the motifs throughout.