Breathtaking Primitive Large Ivory Background Antique Indian Agra Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: India Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – The design of this large ivory background antique Indian Agra rug truly takes the viewer’s breath away with its beautiful bold tribal design and use of happy upbeat colors.
This classical antique Indian rug is a grand and impressive piece. The symmetry throughout as well as its overall design with delicate recurring patterns brings a sense of balance to this breathtaking antique Oriental rug.
The bold large scale rug design patterns were meticulously drafted and so much attention was paid to even the smallest of detail. Rich wine reds, blues, mauve and shades of gold reflect the rug’s Indian design heritage and are versatile to fit many different color schemes within a room.
The bold colors of the primitive and larger scale patterns really pop against a clean ivory background of the field of this jaw dropping antique carpet. The light cream background in the main field of the antique rug draws one’s attention on a journey towards the central medallion. This facilitating journey leads us through the various branches, flowers and geometric shapes and ends at the very center point of the antique Indian Agra rug.
The masterfully rendered geometric circular central medallion of the antique Indian Agra rug gives a sense of completion to the overall artistic impact. The light blue border of this Agra rug is reflected in the central medallion and features exciting interlocking and energetic amorphous shapes. These shapes are mirrored with almost mirror like precision in the apposing borders across the ivory field.
Traditional Indian rug design symbols and shapes pique any viewer’s curiosity about the historical roots of these primitive designs. The thinner, mauve and wine red guard borders beautifully flank the main light blue border. The floral design elements of the narrow guard borders are interconnected though a series of beautiful vine scrolls. This subtle yet profound design reminds the viewer that the world, and all of us who occupy it, are also inter connected.
The myriad of shapes within shapes throughout the antique Indian Agra rug makes for a complex design that keeps the eye interested. While there is a lot to look at, the combination of lighter happy colors, larger scale design elements and the use of negative space don’t overwhelm the viewer.
This magnificently artistic antique Indian Agra rug takes a viewer on an adventure to the ancient and diverse cultures and exotic locations of India.
The diversity featured in this spectacular antique Indian Agra rug makes it an adaptable decorative rug. Without any hesitation, this carpet can serve as a magnificent spring broad for your next interior design project.