Green Background Antique Ukrainian Rug 3404
This extremely elegant antique Ukrainian needlepoint derives from Rococo and Aubusson tapestry designs.
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
9 ft 2 in (2.79 m)
Rare Green Background Needlepoint Antique Ukrainian Rug, Origin: Ukraine, Circa: Late Nineteenth Century – Here is beautifully woven and exciting antique Oriental Needlepoint carpet – an antique Ukrainian style needlepoint, woven n that region during that latter years of the nineteenth century. Sporting a unique and highly compelling composition, this antique Ukrainian needlepoint is an alluring example of a rare and exciting style of weaving. This extremely elegant antique Ukrainian needlepoint carpet is the eastern European counterpart of French and English needle-points. Like them it derives from the Rococo needlepoint and Aubusson tapestry designs, especially in the border. But alongside this heritage, there is a distinctly Russian or Ukrainian folk art sensibility that informs the overall palette of magenta, golds, and browns as well as the fine floral design of the field. A masterful expression of decorative finesse and cultural authenticity. Beautifully composed and unique, this antique needlepoint from the Ukraine is also a charming and compelling example. Resplendent with the ornamentation and pallet that are considered to be most desirable in these weaving, this antique Ukrainian needlepoint is a rare treasure.