Oversized Spanish Art Deco Carpet 50065
Art Deco Carpet, Country of Origin: Spain, Circa Date: Early 20th Century –This colorful antique rug displays a single huge medallion on a pale lavender field. A vivid red border lined in solid khaki and filled with flower blossoms and ribbons surrounds the blue outermost exterior of the medallion. This blue part of the medallion displays four red and yellow trumpeting blossoms and four shell-shaped ivory, gold, purple and blue ones. The interior portion of the medallion presents concentric khaki-colored circles encompassing a vivid yellow and red design set against a blue background. It surrounds a gold circle and interwoven angularly curving light blue line enclosing a colorful red and blue pinwheel with a yellow center. Four dark purple spandrels bracket the corners. This Art Deco rug displays a single very narrow khaki border decorated with yellow and red floral blossoms and blue ribbons. The Art Deco Movement gained popularity in Spain during the early decades of the Twentieth Century, reaching a climax after the end of WWI.