Vintage Swedish Kilim by Ida Rydelius 48046
Size: 4 ft 8 in x 6 ft 8 in (1.42 m x 2.03 m)Print
The simple composition of this carpet, which consists simply of a large border and a minimally adorned field, has a definitive modern feel to it. Its colors and designs, meanwhile, are Swedish.
Vintage Swedish Kilim by Ida Rydelius, Origin: Scandinavia, Circa: Mid- 20th Century – Here is a beautiful and charming vintage carpet – a Swedish kilim, designed by Ida Rydelius in Scandinavia during the middle years of the twentieth century. Widely admired by contemporary designers and homeowners, mid-twentieth century Swedish rugs and carpets such as this example are celebrated for their unique aesthetic qualities. This particular example effectively showcases one of the most captivating qualities of these rugs – their proclivity to combine traditional design elements with more modern aesthetic inclinations. For instance, the simple composition of this carpet, which consists simply of a large border and a minimally adorned field, has a definitive modern feel to it. However, the colors and the decoration have a definitive and inescapable Scandinavian quality to them. Combined, these qualities make for dynamic and versatile carpets that simultaneously bring out the newness in a space, as well as any sense of traditionalism. Beautifully woven and articulated, this vintage Swedish kilim designed by Ida Rydelius is a charming and lovely example.