Vintage Swedish Double-Sided Rug, Origin: Sweden, Circa: Mid-20th century – Here is a charming vintage Swedish rug: a mid-century piece featuring a simple design and clean composition. Over the past recent years, mid-century Scandinavian carpets such as this piece have enjoyed an enormous surge in popularity, owing to a reawakening of modern aesthetic values. Simplicity and straight lines, understatedness and minimalism characterize this rug, placing it very firmly in the mid-century camp. A double-sided flat-woven rug, this charming piece features a pair of faces that effectively work as negatives one another, one side more green and the reverse side more brown. Naturally, this brings a great level of versatility to this rug, further enhancing its value as a functional modern accent piece. Mid-century Scandinavian compositions such as this, which can work as a complement to more ornate decor, or, alternately, as a focus piece in a modern-inspired room, are in high demand. Pieces like this make it easy to understand why.