Large Shabby Chic Antique Irish Donegal Carpet 2688
Boasting a sophisticated muted pallet of olive greens, browns, and reds, this charming Irish rug is woven beautifully throughout, from its traditional borders to its allover pattern.
A Large Size Shabby Chic Antique Irish Donegal Carpet, Origin Of The: Ireland, Weaving Date: First Quarter of the Twentieth Century – This charming antique Irish rug from the Emerald Isles was produced in the 1920’s and is an excellent example of a true Arts and Crafts movement piece. Boasting a sophisticated muted pallet of olive greens, browns and reds, this charming antique Donegal area rug is woven beautifully throughout, from its traditional borders to its allover pattern. The antique Donegal rugs and carpets are among the most storied of all European iterations of the artisanal floor coverings, and are celebrated for their mastery of execution and for their unique, often stylized designs and patterns.
This large size antique Shabby chic carpet is an excellent example of these trends. From its precisely woven botehs and vine scrolls to its intriguing integration of rectilinear geometric detail elements. An antique rug that was woven around the 1920’s, this lovely example shows its age in an intriguing manner, with portions of the surface alternating between light and dark shades. Only an authentic antique carpet expresses such qualities, and this lovely example from Ireland exemplifies its desirability.
This magnificent antique Donegal rug is reminiscent of the iconic William Morris rugs and features a repeating design that seems as if it were cut from a larger work and continues beyond the borders. The artistic borders contain a similar design to the field, which makes it a perfect blend and compliment to the overall artistic impact of this magnificent work of art.
This piece is full of charm and character and is the perfect addition to any room within organic, earthy feel. It is versatile and would go well in a traditional setting, or it could serve as a point of interest in a modern or even Scandinavian design. This is a truly unique antique rug that will add an artistic quality to the room and serve as both a focal point and a conversation piece.