Refined and Beautifully Soft Large Floral Antique French Savonnerie Carpet, Country Of Origin Rug Type: French rug, Circa date: Turn Of The 20th Century – This elegant antique French Savonnerie carpet looks as if it belongs in the Louis XIV Palace of Versailles, and it is large enough to warrant such a display. The originally vibrant colors of this refined French rug have faded over time, giving it a chic Victorian appeal. The reds, pinks, blues, and greens of this antique French Savonnerie carpet have faded to the color of a refined cup of tea.
This antique rug is a reflection of a Gilded Age where refinement and taste were king. The design of this romantic large size rug is based on a central medallion and has vertical and horizontal symmetry.
The European design is reflective of the formal gardens found around French palaces in ages long past. The sweeping curves of the floral design give this French antique Savonnerie carpet an air of elegance that one can only appreciate as a collector of fine treasures.
This large Savonnerie from France makes ample use of white space, giving each element its own place where it stands on its own, and still contributes to the whole. The design serves to divide the white space. The white space is broken up by a random design that is subtle yet prevents it from feeling stark and empty.
The design of the soft and classy antique Savonnerie rug reflects a decadent time and space where only the best would do. The fine attention to detail in this antique French Savonnerie makes it a spectacular addition to a formal room setting.
This magnificent example is such to garner much appreciation from anyone who sees it. It is the kind of antique carpet that will instantly become a cherished family heirloom for generations to come.