Antique Folk Art Design Cotton Agra Animal Rug from India 45213

Size: 8 ft x 9 ft 9 in (2.44 m x 2.97 m)
Origin: India Rugs
Style: Agra Rugs

This antique pictorial rug from Agra features a marvelous geographic layout decorated with buildings, animals, fish, ships, cars, mountains and various landmarks.

Cotton Agra Rug, India, Early 20th Century – Woven in the 1900’s, this spectacular pictorial rug features formal borders decorated with exotic animals and colorful birds. Narrow guard bands separate the Persian green borders from the decorative field. This unique rug features a geographic composition incorporating land, sea and mountains, which are decorated heavily with animals, boats, buildings and minute details that create a lively scene. Tiny buildings featuring contrasting outlines and tropical landscaping add depth and dimension to this regional folk art creation. In the distance, elephants, lions and exotic animals can be seen in their natural surroundings. This spectacular pictorial rug emphasizes the convergence of the natural world and the animal kingdom with man-made inventions like planes, trains, ships and automobiles.

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