Beautiful Flat Woven Vintage Swedish Kilim, Country Of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – This serene vintage carpet from features an impeccable minimalist composition with a chic gradient color palette that produces an elegant flat-weave ombre. The carefully selected colors effortlessly flow from crisp cool white to dark ultra-marine blue and back again. Stepped lozenges with checkerboard squares are carefully combined to form undulating borders filled with colors that simultaneously advance and recede. Subtle monochromatic background segments mirror the crenellated right-angle patterns of the secondary motifs on a grander scale while illustrating the clever variations and inventive interpretations of a simple stepped-lozenge figure. This ingenious and elegant flat-weave Swedish rug is a true testament to the talent of Scandinavian weavers and designers individually and as a group.