Large Antique English Axminster Rug 3437
Size: 15 ft x 18 ft 10 in (4.57 m x 5.74 m)Print
This resplendent 19th century carpet from Axminster is adorned with lush floral garlands, acanthus scrolls and ornate architectural details influenced by neoclassical designs imported from France.
Beautiful Large Antique English Axminster Rug, Country Of Origin: England, Circa Date: 19th Century – Made in the grand neo-classical European tradition, this spectacular and impressive Antique Axminster carpet was England’s response to the French Savonnerie carpets produced for the French elite. This breathtaking antique rug, a large size antique Axminster English carpet, displays a series of concentric cartouche medallions with rich egg-and-dart and astragal moldings reminiscent of stuccoed and fresco-ed ceiling decor, lovely swags, and garlands appear to dangle and sway across the moldings and the intervening ground surfaces in burgundy, ivory and soft blue-green.