Whimsical Vintage Swedish Kilim Folk Art Rug 48596
Unlike many other fine vintage Swedish kilims, this flat woven example foregoes the use of abstract figures and forms and instead uses familiar colors and designs to create a more relate-able Swedish Kilim folk art scene. This mid century Scandinavian Kilim depicts a beautiful folk art scene, almost as if it has popped out of a storybook. The rich, earthy brown background houses random arrangements of trees, shrubs, and fronds. Adding to the uniqueness of this vintage rug is the presence of several milky white goats, which are playfully arranged, and they appear to be enjoying the surrounding environment. Behind some of the goats are carts filled with people, drawn as charmingly simple as the rest of the environment.
A Beautiful and Whimsical Vintage Swedish Kilim Folk Art Kilim Rug, Country of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – This charming vintage Scandinavian kilim features pastoral scenes using only basic shapes. It features a beautiful array of earthy colors and tones that combine with the simple design to create a flat woven rug that evokes a feeling of simplicity and the simple life. The colors went beautifully to create a feeling of autumn leaves giving way to what will soon become the winter snows. This beautiful vintage kilim rug works well in a room that feature earth tones to evoke an organic feeling.
The design of this vintage Swedish kilim folk art rug is all over configuration with the motifs randomly placed and spaced. The carts have one animal pulling them, while only one, at first glance has two. Upon closer examination, you will notice this is cart actually also has one animal pulling the cart with another animal is seemingly there just to lead the way. This departure from repetitiveness is one of the reasons why this piece is a truly remarkable and unique folk art rug.
The beautifully rendered pine trees are spaced throughout, and one may notice that they are not in proportion to the other characters on the Swedish Kilim . This lack of attention to proportion enhances the Folk Art quality and primitive feel.
This is a beautiful Swedish Folk Art Rug that will make an excellent addition to any home or office space that could use a touch of the simple life. The rust colored border sets off the main field of the rug and picks up the rest colors distributed throughout.
This gives it a sense of balance in the design as it distributes the colors evenly. This gives the vintage Swedish rug a harmonious and balanced feel. This flat weave kilim is whimsical and will add charm to any space. It demonstrates the use of simple shape a unique rug that would make an excellent addition to an organic or nature-themed room setting.