Beautiful and Small Antique Indian Agra Rug, Country Of Origin: India, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – This extremely luxurious and aesthetically charming antique Oriental rug – a smaller scatter size antique Oriental Agra Indian carpet that was knotted by hand during the end of the nineteenth century. With its beautiful use of colors and usually soft texture, there is no doubt that this antique rug is a beautiful and remarkable achievement in rug weaving.
A wonderful small scatter size rug from Agra India, this beauty possesses many of the wonderful artistic qualities that are most sought after by rug mavens and interior designers. Needless to say, this carpet would undoubtedly make a phenomenal addition in pretty much any home’s interior decor. This sumptuous little Agra takes us back to the great carpets of Moghul India in the seventeenth century, with is lush, naturalistic flowers in ivory set against a rich red ground. The broad floral border on a pale cinnamon ground creates an effective contrast to the richness of the field while preserving its delicate complexity.
The best examples of antique rugs from Agra, such as this one right here, were mostly woven in jails. That vast majority of them were woven with the intent to be sold to European buyers as well as savvy consumers from the Americas. To this very day, the Indian Jail rugs are considered some of the best quality and most beautiful of all the antique Indian rugs from Agra. With is distinct European design influences, this small size antique Indian Agra rug is sure to garner so much love and attention regardless of where you decide to place it within your home’s interior design. For those of us who keep looking for better rugs and more interesting examples, this Agra rug will be hard to beat!