A Remarkable Rare and Breathtaking Large Antique Indian Agra Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Indian Rugs, Circa Date: Late 19th century – Indian rugs have an elegance that matches that of the famed Taj Mahal. This rug is from the late 19th century and was created at a time when the Indian rug industry was at its peak. The designs of Indian rugs were influenced by the masterpieces created during the Safavid Dynasty in Persia. The first Mogul brought these designs back to India to build their own rug empire.
This rug uses an earthy color palette and an elegant design. The intricate details show a mastery of the craft in both artistry and workmanship. The medallion design is a classic that adds elegance and refinement to any room of the home. This rug is a perfect size for a grand dining hall or conversation area.
Indian rug designs show the influence of the famed Persian carpets, but through the decades, they developed a unique style. This rug features a classic Persian medallion design with formal corners. Although the backgrounds of Persian rugs can be quite complex, Indian rugs expand on the idea and leave little in the way of white space. The result is graceful, elegant designs with a high level of detail.
The delicate sky blue background highlights the pinks and burgundies of the garden-inspired design. This rug will make an excellent addition to a room in pastel pinks and blues, or you could use it in a room with light grays and creams. The intricacy of the design also makes it suitable for a maximalist design in soft colors. The rug is signed and was likely a commissioned piece.
This rug has a balanced feel that is perfect for a formal setting or a room of fine antiques. It would be a beautiful addition to a collection or as part of an eclectic room design that features antiques mixed with contemporary pieces. The rug sets the tone of the design and serves as a foundation for adding accessories and other pieces of artwork. This rug is a magnificent piece that holds many possibilities for creating a space that is unique and shows your more refined side. You can find out more about this gorgeous piece and make it your own by contacting our team of rug professionals.