Artistic Red Color Vintage Geometric Scandinavian Swedish Flat Weave Kilim Area Rug, Country / Origin: Scandinavia, Circa / Date: Mid-20th Century – Like so many other captivating and magnificent vintage Swedish kilim rugs, this rug from Scandinavia is made in an elegantly understated fashion. The artist uses several simple primary and bold colors to allow the geometric shapes to juxtapose and stand out on their own.
In this vintage Scandinavian rug, varying shades of red are defined by black lines to create an elegant and artistic gradient for the viewer’s eyes to follow. The geometric rectangles, that adorn the main field, are arranged at the center of the vintage rug, divided by the presence of several horizontal stripes. These lines, which tastefully break up the flow of the flat woven area rug, draw further attention to the colors themselves.
The relatively simple and straight forward design is a quint essential approach to the mid century modern area rugs from Scandinavia. These captivating vintage area rugs were woven in many different techniques and styles but, other than maybe the French Aubusson rugs, we do see more kilim rugs from Scandinavia than other places in Europe.
This brilliant red color and happily energetic vintage flat woven Scandinavian kilim rug is an elegant, stunning, and distinctly modern work of textile art. Not only is it a a great work of textile art, it is also a functional decorative rug that is sure to brighten up any home’s interior design space. It is quite the transitional type of rug design as it could bridge the gap between different design approaches. That is why these magnificent rugs are really great for tying the room together.
However you choose to place and position this area rug in room, it is the kind of piece that is sure to attack so much love and attention.