Majestic Antique Ukrainian Floral Rug, Country of Origin: Continental Rug, Circa date: 1850 – Ukrainian rugs are some of the most beautiful continental rugs in the world. Their graceful floral and leaf patterns give them an elegance that sets them apart. This striking piece shows a highly developed skill level and masterful artistry in its ability to present the motifs as three-dimensional objects. This gives it an exquisite beauty that few other 19th century rugs can do.
The gorgeous sky blue background creates a gentle, earthy feel against the brown and red floral elements. This captivating antique European rug is reminiscent of a rose garden in late summer when the last of the blooms are in their full glory and the fall chill is beginning to show in the leaves. The weaver was able to capture the essence of a garden gate just in time for the blooms to begin to fade.
Antique rugs from the Ukraine feature designs reminiscent of many of the floral motifs that were found on rugs created in France at the same time. They also show a distinctive Persian rug influence in their overall design and layout. Ukrainian rugs bring all of these elements together to create a unique and recognizable design and the perfect piece for creating an elegant space.
The rugs of Ukraine were inspired by the 18th-century French carpets that were popular in the Russian courts. They are distinguished from French rugs in that they have a more flowing and less formal layout. They also incorporate motifs with a more folk-art feel which made them popular in circles among both aristocratic and merchant classes.
The bright colors and formal design of this antique floral Ukrainian rug make it perfect for a sophisticated traditional or modern Grand Millennial style. It has a classic elegance and earthy theme that make it perfect for a Boho Chic or room that features bold floral motifs. This rug is the perfect size for an urban apartment and would complement any room of the home, or you could use it as part of a beautiful layered rugs interior design look to add texture to the space. This charming floral design antique Ukrainian rug will be treasured by rug collectors and interior designers alike.