Antique Amritsar Rug, Origin: India, Circa: Late 19th Century – Possessing an extraordinary compilation of colors and details, this antique Indian carpet from the northern city of Amritsar embodies a regal Mughal-influenced aesthetic that also fits traditional European tastes. Heavily saturated colors and low-contrast accents give the fantastical stylized botanicals an exaggerated sense of elegance. Tremendous serrated palmettes, superfluous cloud-bands and spiraling vine-scrolls form a superb all over arabesque that sprawls across the palatial field. Oxidized neutrals and saturated cerise tones tempered with age balance the scale and overwhelming style of the grandiose palmettes and oversized floral decorations. In classical Indian fashion, the complementary borders showcase a marvelous selection of equally detailed palmettes accented with radiant extensions, micro-serrations and soft highlights that give the detail-rich designs an impressive appearance suitable for the most elegant and traditional interiors.