Beautiful Vase design Oriental Antique Indian Agra Rug, Country Of Origin: India, Circa Date: 1920 – The iconic vase design rugs are usually found in Persia, but this antique rug was created in the 1920’s in Agra, India. Agra is a city that is most famous for the Taj Mahal and other iconic Indian landmarks. It is also known for its history of fine rug weaving.
Legend has it that many of the designs found in Agra rugs were indeed influenced by those of the Golden Age of the Persian Empire. It is said that one of the early Mughal leaders brought these designs to India after spending some time there in exile. It is not surprising that you often find designs that are heavily influenced by the rugs of Persia in this area of the world. The Indian weavers were influenced by these designs but did not copy them verbatim. Instead, they gave them their own unique touch and personality.
This rug from India is a fine example of an Indian rug that was influenced by a classic Persian vase design rug. It uses beautiful colors and has a Shabby Chic feel that is perfect for blending traditional elements with Modern Rustic, Eco-Chic, and Wabi-Sabi-style pieces. Persian rugs are a classic that has never gone out of style over hundreds of years. Now, they are making an even bigger comeback and designers crave the traditional designs to set the tone in modern spaces.
Solid color furniture with simple lines is a popular, recent trend, and designers are using these beautiful, colorful ancient masterpieces to add a sense of mystery and old world charm to the space. They add color and texture to otherwise neutral spaces. This antique Agra rug would make the perfect addition to a French country farmhouse or to add a casual feel to a formal dining room. It would be perfectly at home in a room full of antiques or in a room with multifunctional modern mid century inspired furniture where it will add a touch of tradition. These ancient masterpieces spark the imagination and create many possibilities for a design that reflects your unique style and taste.