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Antique Irish Donegal Voysey Arts and Crafts Design Rug 45670

Size: 6 ft x 8 ft 4 in (1.83 m x 2.54 m)
Origin: Irish Rugs

Elegant floral motifs arranged in a formal European composition form a classic border that encompasses this exquisite antique rug created in Donegal, Ireland.

Antique Donegal Rug, Origin: Ireland, Circa: Early 20th Century – Classically styled, this outstanding antique Donegal rug from the famous weaving city of Donegal features understated floral borders drawn with graceful sweeping curves that are synonymous with the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts design movements. Undulating foliage, delicately colored lilies, scalloped botanical motifs and re curving leaflets with carefully woven shadows create an unending border with strategically placed elements that perform precise functions in the well-balanced pattern using their stately colors and eye-catching lines. The beautifully composed floral borders create an understated frame that highlights the stylish monochromatic background while complementing the austere dark taupe field with a varied selection of muted burgundy red leaflets, oxidized bronze motifs, lapis blue foliage and creamy pink lily blossoms. This classical European carpet created in the Irish weaving capital of Donegal exemplifies the delicate colors, graceful style and formal composition that make European designs so timeless, elegant and enduring.

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