Antique English Tapestry Rug, Origin: England, Circa: 1900 – This titillating antique English tapestry rug was woven in England some time around the the turn of the 20th century. This English tapestry rug features a distinctive work of art that is emblematic of the tradition and the region in which it was made. This lovely, unique tapestry features a portrait of a fashionable lady with a tightly cinched bodice, decorative sleeves and ornate skirts decorated with traditional tapestry motifs. Architectural details, shadowed pillars, patterned background decorations and the unique photographic quality of the lady’s face make this tapestry an exceptional pictorial piece. Like other English pieces of the time, this tapestry shows the importance of nobility in English society and its art. Thus, in addition to being an attractive composition that has stood the test of time, this piece is also something of an anthropological study in the society that produced it.