Antique Square Size French Aubusson Carpet 8515
This lovely antique Aubusson carpet from France has a grand border of rich moldings and scrolled cartouches that encloses and defines the carpet majestically from without.
Antique French Aubusson Carpet, Origin: France, Circa: Late 19th Century – Here is a lovely antique rug – an antique Aubusson carpet, woven in the height of that style in France during the waning years of the nineteenth century. Beautifully composed, this lovely Aubusson is virtually all frame. The field consists simply of an arrangement of staggered roses on an ivory ground. The interest of the design lies in the grand border of rich moldings and scrolled cartouches that encloses and defines the carpet majestically from without. Supremely decorative by virtue of its understated field and its monumental yet simple frame, this carpet epitomizes the reserved design for which Aubussons are prized. Classical beauty, meticulous line work, and a stately approach to a very traditional style all characterize this impressive antique French Aubusson carpet, a beautiful example of a an enduringly appealing antique rug style.