Vintage Mid Century Swedish Scandinavian Kilim Rug 46857
The Mid-century Swedish rugs are prized by collectors for their unique aesthetic blend of modernist design principles and traditional, customarily Scandinavian ideas. This specific Scandinavian rug is no exception. While the overall impression left by this vintage rug is one of classical beauty, there is certainly an underlying modernism to it as well. Beautiful spring tones of pink and soft yellow are woven beautifully together throughout the vintage mid century Swedish Scandinavian Kilim rug , giving it a light and ephemeral quality, a quality that is only enhanced by the fetching tulips of purple and orange that decorate the field. Thin borders of understated thorny vine scrolls separate the outermost portion of the border as well as the innermost portion of the field from the remainder of the kilim rug in a graceful, simplistic manner. A beautiful coming together of traditional design and modern aesthetics, this vintage Swedish Scandinavian Kilim rug is a charming example of an endearingly popular style.
Beautiful Vintage Mid Century Swedish Scandinavian Kilim Rug, Country of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid-20th Century – The fresh, spring like tulips on this mid 20th century vintage Swedish kilim would make a cheerful addition to any contemporary design. The colors of this highly artistic flat woven rug consist of earthy neutrals and muted pastels blended in a way that makes it appear to be a watercolor painting. This lovely design also represents an important piece of mid 20th century artwork.
Mid century designers and artists often used the natural world as inspiration. This was done to add a point of contrast to architectural designs that had a tendency to have harsh lines and stark formality. These vintage mid century modern rugs were meant to bring a splash of color and break up the lines of the room. This beautiful vintage Scandinavian rug does an excellent job of adding color and texture to the space.
The background of this artistic kilim rug is blended in a way that makes it appear to be flowing watercolor paint. The blending technique creates a wave-like appearance that gives it texture and motion. The rug artist used space as the central focal point of the piece, with the floral elements pointing towards the center and framing it. The use of symmetry in the floral design and borders gives it balance. This contrasts with the asymmetrical and flowing colors of the backgrounds.
The artist used the element of contrast to create the theme of this Swedish Scandinavian kilim rug. The tulips are carried out in a way that emphasizes angles and squares, the opposite of the flowing, rounded forms found in their natural counterparts. This reflects the principle of the abstraction of the natural world that is seen throughout modern and post-modern artwork of the mid-20th century.
This charming vintage mid century Swedish Scandinavian kilim rug will add a unique character to any contemporary design. The design is colorful and creative. It is an important representative piece of mid century artwork and would make an excellent addition to any home or office.