Beautiful Large Indian Vase Design Antique Amritsar Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Antique Indian Rug, Circa Date: Turn of the 20th century – The antique Indian Amritsar rugs are woven in an area that is located in the northwestern corner of India in the Kashmir region. This splendid vase design carpet is elegant and sophisticated in its use of color and design. This captivating antique Indian rug was produced around the turn of the 20th century and is an excellent example of this new artistic form of expression that was at the height of popularity at the time. Although carpet makers in Amritsar produced traditional area rugs that have a distinctive style, they also produced carpets that used European design principles and were intended for the European market.
Though the color palette of this decorative antique rug is relatively simple and unified, the artist creates a breathtaking degree of gentle contrast through the primary colors. Rich, regal gold and gentle, creamy yellow stand against each other across the field, creating a bright display of warmth that almost seems to entice the viewer into the landscape. A single, detailed border surrounds the heart of the area rug, and the presence of elegantly dancing lines creates plenty of movement and seamless connection to lead the viewer’s attention from one section of the masterpiece to the next.
For those people who are shopping and looking to buy rugs that are both decorative as well as historical, one would be hard pressed to find a better example like this large antique vase design Amritsar rug that was woven in India and was inspired by the iconic Persian rugs with the same approach to design. The warm yet soft and grounding colors, combined with the all over design, help to make it an easy rug to place and position within an existing interior design.