Gorgeous Antique European Continental Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: European Rugs, Circa date: 1920 – This gorgeous antique European rug is a rare find that reflects the refinement and sophistication of the roaring 20’s. This Continental rug was created during the 1920’s at a time when the Art Deco movement found its way into almost every corner of interior design, architecture, and art. This magnificent piece from continental Europe shows many of the features that you often find in Art Deco rugs, but it is also unique.
The symmetry and simple motifs found on the rug have an Art Deco feel, but the colors in the rug are a little more refined than you typically find in Art Deco-style pieces. This rug has a delicate pattern that shows the influence of French and Spanish design. The gentle colors of the rug are refined, unlike you would expect to find in an authentic Art Deco piece.
This antique European area rug has an international feel, and it makes ample use of white space to enhance the design. The rug has a formal character that is a perfect addition to a formal interior. The delicate design of the rug shows the precise geometry that you usually find in Art Deco pieces, but it is not as bold as one would expect.
This rug is a prime example of how the Art Deco movement influenced traditional artwork throughout Europe. It allowed artists to find new ways to express themselves in a way that emphasized the bold character that came to define the era. This is an exquisite piece with a classic style that would be perfect for the Art Deco rug collector or a historical home. You could also use it to add contrast in a contemporary space where it would soften the hard edges of the design. This is a breathtaking antique Deco rug that makes an excellent addition to a collection of fine European and Continental antique rugs and is one that will be treasured for many years.