Large Oversized Square Antique French Aubusson Rug 50143
This antique French Aubusson rug brings vibrant color and patterns together in order to create a masterpiece. A dark background creates pleasing contrast to the burnt orange and gold that makes this rug so unique. Light pink, orange, blue and white flowers pop out from within their individual crenelated circles to create a beautifully unique piece. Around the border, rows of multicolored flowers guard the center of the rug. Each color, pattern and flower come together perfectly to create a piece that flows beautifully across the floor.
Beautiful LKarge Square Size Antique French Aubusson Rug, Country of Origin: France, Circa Date: Mid 19th Century — This magnificent antique french Aubusson carpet stands out as an exquisite piece for the collector of mid 19th century antiquities. The first thing that stands out is its striking use of color with bright reds and ivories against a dark background. This is only one of the many features that stands out about this impressive piece. This impressive antique French carpet was produced by the carpet works of Aubusson, France using traditional techniques that allowed them to produce antique carpets that were some of the finest in the world.
The carpet features a garden lattice, surrounded by a delicate frame with knot work and highly detailed floral bouquets. The border itself is a spectacular feature of the highly detailed large oversized carpet. The field is in allover design that features a multitude of floral designs in the center of the latticework. Each of these floral designs is carried out using shading that gives it a three-dimensional effect. Each one looks as if it were painted by an artist with a fine brush. This is a masterwork by one of the most famous carpet weaving centers in all of Europe.
When you look at this beautiful flat weave carpet, it is easy to see why the carpet works at Aubusson were some of the most famous in the world at the time. The works produced by the center rival those of the Orient and near East. They took their inspiration from the near Eastern carpet works of Persia, Turkey, and China, but they gave them their own unique French style. As you can see from this carpet, the results are truly breathtaking. This remarkable square size antique French Aubusson rug is an essential piece for a collection of mid-19th-century French artwork.