Large Vintage Mid Century English Axminster Rug 49448
Magnificent Large Vintage Mid Century English Axminster Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: England Rug, Circa Date: Mid – Twentieth Century – This vintage English Axminster rug was created in the middle of the twentieth century and features a magnificent and regal allover pattern.
The design of this beautiful and unique English rug features three central elements that help to bring the eye toward the center of the design and draw the eye along the vintage mid century rug. The main design element in the large vintage mid century English Axminster rug are contrasting horizontal stripes which are broken up by twisting design elements and diamond shapes. These alternating geometric patterns make the large size rug very visually interesting and work well with the chosen color palette.
The border of the European rug utilizes several colors, with the outermost edge being in the darkest shade of brown. This helps to frame this beautiful continental rug in a very beautiful way and it contrasts nicely with the inner edge of the border, which uses the lightest shade. This English Axminster rug is an extremely impressive example, both visually as well as in skill, as weaving a rug of this size takes a lot of planning, work, time and effort. The contrast between the horizontal stripes and the vertical placement of the central elements creates a very interesting visual dynamic.
Contrast plays a large part in the rug’s design pattern. This beautiful contrast is present in both the design elements themselves as well as the choice of color palette. This play of contrast and color makes this English Axminster rug an absolutely magnificent piece.