Antique Silk and Wool Indian Agra Hunting Rug 3450
Woven circa 1910, this fantastic pictorial rug from Agra depicts exotic animals, archers and huntsmen defined by minute outlines and contrasting accents in ebony and ivory set over an elegant saffron-yellow field.
Antique Agra Rug, Country of Origin: India, Circa date: 1910 – Created in Agra, this stunning Indian hunting rug features an outstanding rendering of a classic scene depicting the ultimate royal sport. Hand knotted with a luxurious combination of silk and wool, this beautiful rug features a fantastical scene filled with stately horsemen and hunters, who are pursuing animals on foot. Hairline details accentuate the outlines of the savage beasts and meek game animals as well as the detail-rich flora that complete the vivid hunting scene. Obscure midnight blue borders decorated with serrated palmettes, detailed animals, reposed mystics and angelic winged figures continue the sophisticated pairing of saffron yellow and inky blue that colors the field. This Agra Indian rug is quite breathtaking and the silk highlights really give it an unexpected yet impressive artistic impact. It is in magnificent overall condition and the weave is extremely fine.