Rare Large Room Size Size Red Vintage Scandinavian Flat Weave Kilim Rug 47528
This large mid-century Scandinavian rug is notable for its vibrant pallet of shades of red. A simple, modern design imbues the piece with a dynamic energy.
A Rich and Colorful Large Size Vintage Scandinavian Flat Woven Kilim Rug, Country of Origin: Sweden / Scandinavia, Circa Date: Mid-20th century – Here is a fetching vintage rug – a mid-century Scandinavian piece, woven in Sweden with all of the hallmarks of an expertly designed and crafted modern flat-weave. This Swedish rug is characterized by a vibrant color pallet, consisting of shades of red and fold. Indeed, viewed as a whole, the composition of this piece is reminiscent of a dance, with the varying tones of red seamlessly transitioning from one to the next, with shades of gold aiding along the process. The deep maroon tone of the field is especially striking, its tonalities creating the impression of depth. This Scandinavian rug, a flat-weave carpet, has an almost hypnotic quality, with its elaborate color play belying the overall simplicity of the composition. That such a minimally adorned piece can simultaneously communicate such an array of impressions and ideas is a testament to the enduring power of modern design.
This mid-century kilim features a design that represents some of the finest trends in Swedish rug production. This includes a traditional pattern and detail work rendered in warm red based complementary tones. During the middle years of the twentieth century, a new aesthetic began to dominate the art and design world, with more abstract design and geometric patterns coming into favor.
This kilim rug is the perfect piece for those who like a more simple design but want a more color impactful palette. It is an authentic Swedish modern kilim from the mid-20th century, but it has many features that make it perfect for a contemporary and other types of interior design approaches. It is a gorgeous piece that features rich, warm red colors and natural texture.
If you are in the market to buy rugs, and are looking for larger area rugs from Scandinavia, then you already know how difficult that quest can be. This is most due to the fact that the vast majority of the vintage area rugs from Scandinavia were woven in smaller sizes. That aspect plus the beautiful combination of form and color make this a truly magnificent and rare example.