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Primitive Pattern Light Color Antique Wool Pile Room Size Irish Donegal Rug 44020

Size: 9 ft 7 in x 13 ft 7 in (2.92 m x 4.14 m)
Origin: Irish Rugs

Modeled after classical Eastern designs, this antique Donegal carpet from Ireland features a spectacular Anglicized medallion rendered in glowing warm tones.

Room Size Antique Donegal Rug, Country of Origin: Origin: Ireland, Circa Date: Early 20th century – Created for a new audience and designed for a new model of European elegance, this antique Irish carpet from the famed looms of Donegal showcases a lavish Anglo-Persian medallion spread across a robust palace-sized composition. Classical arabesques, large-scale palmettes and re-imagined turtle and vine scroll borders are dutifully combined in a traditional form while taking on a new European flair. Delicately colored floral sprays and large-scale palmettes adorn the plush maize-colored field while meandering around the pendant-flanked medallion and framing the brightly colored spandrels. Fiery mango-red borders filled with turtle and vines croll variants encircle the opulent field and highlight the fruity orange accents and outlines that emphasize key figures and unite the expansive composition. This distinctive antique Donegal carpet embraces traditional Persian designs while conforming to an emerging standard of European elegance that endures today.

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