A Beautiful and Extremely Artistic Vintage Tiger Design Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Indian Rugs, Circa Date: Vintage Mid 20th Century – This marvelous, highly unique vintage rug from the mid 20th century features a tiger pelt design. The tiger symbolizes power and tiger skins are an important interior design element throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe. It provides an exotic and uniquely tribal feel to the room.
This charming Indian rug uses abstract design elements that give it a distinctive modern appeal. The stripes of the Tiger appear to extend beyond the skin, giving it a surreal quality. Although the design uses an iconic primitive figure, it is carried out in a distinctively modern abstract line and form. This vintage tiger design rug from India provides a traditional element in a modern room design, only with a new twist on the classic tiger pelt.
The color palette is simple and organic, using only brown, black, and ivory. The colors are shaded and uniform throughout the entire vintage Indian Tiger design rug. This also adds to the idea that it is meant to be an abstraction of a tiger pelt and not a realistic representation of one. At first glance, this highly artistic rug looks real, but upon closer examination, the abstract qualities emerge.
This vintage mid 20th century tiger rug works well in a tribal theme, or as a unique modern abstract piece. It is a splendid example of mid-20th century abstract art and would make a fascinating design element in a Swedish or Scandinavian or other modern design schemes. The Indian tiger rug is minimalist and would fit well into a variety of interior design settings. It is a captivating vintage mid century carpet that is sure to add a distinctive modern character and twist to any room’s interior decor.