Antique Amritsar Rug, Origin: India, Circa: Turn of the Century – Featuring an appealing pallet of ivories and purples, this elegant antique Indian Amritsar carpet is characterized by a meticulously woven composition. A series of impressive and stately borders surround the perimeter of the carpet, with the outermost portion – an un-decorated band of ivory – beautifully setting the stage for a composition that proves graceful and elegant throughout. The crisp and lively floral details that populate the primary border convey a quality of sophistication. Within the field, an impressive allover pattern unfolds, beautifully incorporating the purples and varying shades of ivory that characterize the borders. Complex floral details appear throughout the spacious field, presented in wide variety of sizes and styles. Sinuous vine scrolls flow throughout, unifying the symmetrically ordered detail work into a complex and coherent narrative. Beautifully woven throughout and featuring an especially alluring pallet of ivories and purples, this antique Amritsar is an intriguing example.