Geometric Antique Portuguese Rust Color Area Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Portugal, Circa date: 1920 – This magnificent Portuguese rug from the 1920s brings vibrant color to any room of the home. Its all-over geometric design lends itself to a range of contemporary styles. The repeating pattern is precise and gives it a formal feel that is perfect for traditional and modern decor styles.
Portuguese rugs stand out in their classic designs that are often in bright colors. They have a playful, folk-art character that lends to their charm. The handmade area rugs from Portugal use a variety of techniques that include needlepoint, closed-loop pile, and cut pile rugs. This one is a handmade rug that gives it a plush texture and soft feel underfoot. One of the features that sets antique rugs from Portugal apart is their unique motifs that draw from traditional Turkish and Persian rugs. This makes them unique among hand-knotted pile rugs, but they also suggest other artistic inspiration.
Portuguese rugs draw their inspiration from the historical artwork of Spain and Iberia. They are often reminiscent of the beautiful traditional Spanish tilework found in Mosques and historical buildings, as you can see in this design. Tiled designs in breathtaking rug colors is what makes them stand out and is why they became favorites among collectors and interior designers.
This is the perfect rug for a formal dining room, conversation room, or for highlighting an architectural feature like a fireplace or glass wall overlooking the scenery. The citrusy colors remind you of a Mediterranean summer by the sea, and this rug will add energy to the space. The colors reflect the light and make the room look larger and more open.
This Portuguese rug is an elegant statement piece and will be the perfect addition to a vibrant room design that features saturated colors or add color to a neutral palette. This piece shows off the artistic talent of the weaver through its combination of classic designs and gorgeous colors. It has a timeless old-world charm, and its geometric design makes it perfect for a contemporary home. This is a truly unique piece and a rare find.