Antique Arts and Crafts English Wilton Carpet 42374


Size: 12 ft 8 in x 15 ft (3.86 m x 4.57 m)

Radiant floral medallions arranged in a kaleidoscopic repeating pattern adorn this magnificent antique American Arts and Crafts carpet and create a dazzling visage.

Antique Arts and Crafts Flat Woven Area Rug, Country Of Origin: England, Circa Date: First Quarter Of The 20th Century – This arresting antique English Arts and Crafts Wilton carpet represents the sublime magnificence of Victorian designs, which take neoclassical figures to elaborate heights. The sumptuous sanguine field is decorated with radiant floral whorls that contain poppy reds, vermilions and dark crimson accents juxtaposed against stately Lincoln green segments that give the patterns tremendous relief. Small-scale windmills with spiraling arms function as eye-catching space fillers that punctuate the area between the dramatic acanthus octo-foils and large-scale medallions, which are covered with a foil of dramatic roses and dainty botanical figures.

Phenomenal flower-filled borders with ornate strapwork accents and precise mitered intersections provide a dramatic conclusion that rivals the radiance of the kaleidoscopic field. This antique English Axminster carpet has a powerful presence that balances proportion, color and decorative elements beautifully while achieving the exaggerated elegance of the Victorian age.

Reminiscent of medieval tile work, this exquisite antique English rug, similar in texture to the English needlepoint carpets, has an allover reciprocal design of floral medallions. The medallions are comprised of larger scale rendered circular floral designs. Neo-Medieval needlepoint carpets of this type reflect the influence of the English Arts and Crafts Movement inspired by designers like William Morris and Pugin. The rich yet simple color palette of mostly crimson and green nicely complements the crisp elaboration of the design.

This rug is a beautiful work of textile art that will transform any interior and will showcase a historically rich influence as it transports us back in time tp the iconic Greystoke type royal castle interior designs of days gone by. With its rich colorful presence and bolder but more softly rendered floral patterns, this antique arts and crafts English Wilton carpet is the type of piece that you will grow to love even more as the years go by.

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