Whimsical Vintage Swedish Kilim Textile Art Pictorial Tapestry Rug, Country of Origin: Scandinavia, Circa Date: Mid-Twentieth Century – This gorgeous vintage Scandinavian rug from the mid-20th century is the perfect addition to your mid century modern decor or retro inspired space. The vintage area rugs from Scandinavia were used to add an organic element to mid century modern interiors that used simple shapes and lines. The style favored designs that reflect the natural world in the colors, motifs, and patterns that were used.
Lively and energetic, this pictorial rug, which could also be used as a magnificent happy and whimsical wall hanging tapestry, depicts a charming seaside scene. Characterized by bright colors throughout, this energetic Swedish rug also features a unique and distinct style: a sort of two dimensional approach, in which the people, houses, animals, trees and other details all superficially appear to exist on the same vertical plane.
The motley assortment of beach houses, which are arranged in horizontal rows, help to break up the vertical of the composition, and enhance its overall composition strength. Further, the light-hearted nature of the textile art composition gives an added sense of uniqueness to this Scandinavian carpet: the lounging animals and animated people that populate the painting complement the lively color pallet, giving the entire tapestry an impression of movement and excitement. A truly unique and exciting example, this vintage Swedish kilim from mid-century Scandinavia exemplifies the dynamic range of that style of artisanal weaving.
Area rugs like this one are exciting to find. After all, how many examples can you say that you have seen that are as fun, happy and fascinating as this remarkable artistic rug. For people who are shopping and hoping to buy area rugs that are fun and artistic, it would be extremely difficult to top this fascinating kilim rug.