Antique Agra Rug, Origin: India, Circa: Early 20th Century – This stately antique Indian carpet showcases an outstanding allover arabesque set over a luscious ivory field. The beautifully detailed botanical pattern features delicate millefleur sprays, flamboyant palmettes and deeply serrated leaves linked by stylized vine-scrolls. The crisp outlines and intricate contours are offset by the calming neutral background, which naturally highlights each individual motif. Carefully balanced repeating patterns complement the square area rug format while allowing the softly colored ground to complete its vital stylistic role. Somber botanical borders filled with swirling vine-scrolls and elaborate rosettes connect the beautifully varied motifs and nuanced figures that revolve around a somber triad of brown ochres, earthy reds and stately blues. These handsome traditional colors reinforce the timeless beauty of this antique Indian carpet.