A Square Size Lush Soft Wool Pile Fine Antique Indian Agra Animal Motif Area Rug, The Rug’s Country of Origin: India, Circa / Rug Weaving Date: 1900 — Upon first glance, you know that this breathtaking piece is no ordinary area rug. The reason this eye-catching antique Indian Agra rug is so mesmerizing lies in its artful black background, which serves to display both the colors and designs to their full advantage.
Calling to mind the Jacobean embroidery of the Elizabethan age, this stunning square size antique Agra rug features an allusion to the hunt, with figures of lions and deer cavorting across a background strewn with flowers. Fanciful birds which might be peacocks frame a sky blue medallion composed of a tulip and lotus design. The abundance of flowers provides a setting of immense fertility and beauty for the animal figures. Sophisticated use of color, exemplary design and a playful spirit characterize this area rug that would make a dramatic centerpiece to any design scheme. The soft plush pile gives this rug a luminosity and soft texture that we normally associate with some of the finest and most beautiful of silk area rugs. This gives high grade wool is what gives the rug such a luxurious feel and high end look.
Everything about his antique Indian Agra rug speaks to the skill and talent of the artist and team of rug weavers. Often, the antique rugs of this quality were actually custom made rugs and were not created for the mass market. Finding a magnificent square shape area rugs, such as this one, is a rare treat. For those who are looking for artistically rendered animal motif rugs with soft silk-like pile, this antique Agra rug from India would make an excellent addition to almost any interior design and home decor approach.