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Antique Scandinavian Swedish Wool Pile Rug 42007

Size: 8 ft 6 in x 13 ft 4 in (2.59 m x 4.06 m)

Dated 1927 – This lovely Swedish carpet is a magnificent homage to the traditional Swedish Rollakan or flatwoven tapestry, although here it is rendered in thick pile.

Artistic Room Size Antique Swedish Scandinavian Wool Pile Carpet, dated 1927  – This lovely Swedish carpet is a magnificent homage to the traditional Swedish Rollakan or flat woven tapestry, although here it is rendered in thick pile. The field has an allover design of fleurons and palmettes in cinnamon, ivory and saffron on tan, with a row of stylized horsemen at the top and bottom edges. A bold cinnamon ground border encloses the whole composition with monumental flair, making the piece a worthy, highly decorative successor to its traditional inspiration.

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