Beautiful Gallery Size Vintage Antonin Kybal French Kilim Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: French Rugs, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – Through the use of striking colors and powerfully grounded elements, this beautiful French rug exemplifies the best of the art deco style of rugs. This beautiful Kilim rug features a heavy amount of motion by establishing a single jagged line that runs vertically down the beautiful surface. The rigid form of the jagged shapes in the line result in a powerful degree of grounding that can break up flowing motions in a relatively minimalist or freely flowing environment. Though the vintage rug’s shapes add necessary definition and grounding, the colors chosen to complement the gentle beige background create a whimsical environment, one that contrasts and supports the forms within. Bright red, sunshine yellow and sage green fill out several of the teeth made by the jagged lines, colored in at random sections of the gallery size rug to draw attention to the gorgeous forms within as a whole.
This brilliant modern piece is by the famous Czechoslovakian artist, Antonin Kybal. His design marked a new era in the use of line and form I think applied arts. throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Czechoslovakian art, design, and architecture incorporated the ideology of Surrealism and a more progressive form of constructiveness architecture. It was dominated by modernism, and it was during this time that the young artist began to develop his unique style.
Antonin Kybal’s modern pieces fit into these new design ideals perfectly and were well-received by the public. Kybal’s work was sold in the Krasna Jizba stores of Czechoslovakia. Kybal produced many mass-produced works, but he also did a few commissions. His designs became a part of the exclusive interiors of designers famous architects, such as Vladimír Grégr, Karel Caivas, and Josef Gočár.
Kybal continued to produce works throughout the mid-20th century, and his designs became an important part of Midcentury modern styles. His works are a piece of modern artwork for the floor, and this runner rug would be an excellent edition to ultra-modern or minimalist design.
The colors of this rug are vibrant, and it uses a simple concept using line and geometric form to create a piece that has an almost sculptural quality. The rug uses saturated hues to create a rug that is vibrant and energetic. This resident important piece by a famous Czechoslovakian artist would make an excellent addition to your collection.
This rug is well-suited to a vintage or modern home or in a space that features retro-style furniture and hard lines. The geometric nature of the design is perfect for a minimalist space or for a room that needs a piece with a more graphic quality. This is a magnificent piece by one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.