Rya Rug, Scandinavia, Mid 20th Century – Chic roundels with sharp outlines executed in contrasting neutrals create a sophisticated allover pattern that combines abstract elements and formal geometric influences in this vintage rug. This stylish vintage Scandinavian Rya created circa 1940 showcases an elegant repeating pattern comprised of formal roundels bounded by rectilinear compartments. Subtle ivory segments are juxtaposed against darker browns and soft neutrals that provide a joyful and sophisticated level of contrast. The delicately colored field features an elegant combination of ivory, camel brown, buttery yellow and muted sable brown arranged in various visually pleasing permutations. Bar-bound roundels create a timeless repeating pattern with outstanding symmetry, chic neutral colors and thoroughly modern lines.