Rare Antique Ukrainian Rug 47654
This mesmerizingly beautiful antique Ukrainian rug is characterized by a series of colorful borders which frame an exciting, dynamic field of incredible complexity, the design of which creates the illusion of added dimensions.
Antique Ukrainian Rug, Ukraine, c. Turn of the Twentieth Century – This fetching antique Ukrainian rug features a slightly eccentric composition, which, while not completely unorthodox in its presentation, is nevertheless distinct: for it is is difficult to say precisely where the borders of this piece begin, and where they end, as the entire antique Ukrainian rug has the appearance of being made of many smaller geometric design figures. Beginning with the narrow outermost borders and working in, we have subsequently the border proper, which is red and decorated with ivory; an inner border of black, also with ivory detail; and then a purple inner border, boasting a handsome design that runs throughout. When we arrive at the field, we are greeted by a series of repeating circular figures- some of which are woven in different colors, creating the impression of further borders. An interesting, distinct work, this beautiful antique Ukrainian rug is full of detail, and full of pleasant surprises.