Quite A Beautiful Abstract And Bold Minimalist Mid Century Modern Red Vintage Swedish Flat Woven Kilim Carpet, Origin: Scandinavia, Circa: Mid-20th Century – This is truly a red carpet that is fit for the most iconic movie stars. The bold colors of this vintage Scandinavian rug reflect back to the early roots of the movement in the mid 20th century that called for rooms to be bright and vibrant. Swedish style is dominated by functional Scandinavian design furnishings, clean lines and a neutral palette, but many times brighter elements were included to overcome the cold, short winter days of the Nordic winter. Modern and mid century modern designers often try to mimic the bold geometric shapes, such as those found in this piece.
Bold and striking, this Swedish rug is at once exceedingly simple and surprisingly complex. With a deep, rumbling red dominating the bulk of this bold rug, the eye is immediately excited by and drawn to the composition. At first glance it may seem that this abstract rug is simply red, but a subtle threading of darker and lighter shades creates visual interest that gives an impression of great depth, like an expanse of red poppies flowing over ancestral fields. The red field is framed by two bands of white running along opposite ends of the area rug, containing its immense power in their delicate and narrow confines. This rug is an eye catching and deceptive composition that demonstrates great skill on the behalf of the artisan.
Area rugs like this mid century modern vintage Scandinavian Swedish kilim rug, appeal to the modern Scandinavian design and Bauhaus ideology of form and function. For people who are currently shopping and looking to buy area rugs that are both minimalist but warm and impactful, this would an excellent option. Especially for people who love vintage rugs and mid century modern rugs / textile art but want something that will add a slash of bright and cheerful color to the room.