Large Antique French Aubusson Square Rug 43643
An openwork circular medallion sits amidst a subtle diamond lattice ground on this elegant antique Aubusson.
Large and Square size Antique French Aubusson Rug, Country of Origin: France, Circa: Late 19th Century – A beautiful composition, this charming and rare antique square rug size effectively communicates some of the finer points of the Aubusson style, which is one of the most endearingly popular of all antique European rug styles. An openwork circular medallion sits amidst a subtle diamond lattice ground on this elegant antique Aubusson. A monumental border with flowering festoons gives the field a circular form, with concave triangular corner-pieces filled with scrolling cartouches. A simple border and edge zone frame the field, with rounded corners corresponding to the actual shape of this French Aubusson square size carpet. The palette of cream and tan tones is remarkably soft, even for an Aubusson, making this a decorative carpet par excellence. A beautiful example of an important style of weaving, this square antique French Aubusson carpet from France effectively communicates the grace and elegance for which these fine and distinct works of art are known around the world.