Vintage Pile Room Size Swedish Area Rug 46239
This exquisite vintage Swedish rug features an exceptional allover retro inspred pattern with undulating contours and fluid Bargello-style colors that have a modern edge.
A Remarkable Vintage Pile Room Size Swedish Area Rug, Country of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – While most of the area rugs woven in Scandinavia were created as flat kilim rugs, some, though much fewer, were also woven in pile. This piece is one of those rarer pile rugs and was created for the Konstfliten pa baksidan handicraft society of Gothenburg and Bohus County, this extraordinary vintage rug depicts a magnificent abstract floral pattern. The inventive allover pattern incorporates kaleidoscopic shapes that seamlessly blend into their surroundings. Created during the mid 20th century using a design that was most likely developed by Inga Wedel Hansson and Kerstin Thorn, this spectacular vintage Swedish rug features a cutting-edge floral pattern that was certainly ahead of its time and remains exceptionally modern today.
The rippling border decorations feature curvaceous contours that incorporate sensuous ombre color variations. The seamless floral motifs featured within the field have a never-ending broadness and pleasantly integrated color scheme that incorporates warm coral pinks, soft ochre browns and clear Nordic blues. This extraordinary vintage Swedish rug is innovative, stylish and impeccably refined in a modern, ambiguous manner.
Mid century modern area rugs have gown immensely in popularity over the last decade. This holds especially true to the vintage Scandinavian rugs like the iconic rugs woven by and at the Marta Maas-Fjetterstrom atelier workshop. Most of the more rare examples were signed by the textiles designers who created them. This actually made the rugs from Scandinavia, at least the signed ones, extremely collectible, since now people could collect pieces by actual textile artists such as Barbro Nilsson, Rakel Callander, Marianne Richter, Ingegerd Silow and so forth.
When buying rugs, people will mostly look for artistic rugs that will love and that are easy to live with and easy to decorate around. Luckily, this vintage pile room size Swedish area rug has the best of those two worlds.