Vintage Double Sided Blue Swedish Kilim Rug 48278
Alternating lines of dark midnight blue and bright azure are the hallmark of this incredible blue rug. The contrasting hues are warm and inviting and create a glow of blue colors that resonates throughout both sides of this magnificent vintage carpet. The carefully woven bands of vibrant blues are also of varying widths and frequencies so that one side of the piece looks brighter while the other side has thicker bands of deep blue to give a darker feel. Lush and tranquil, this lovely vintage carpet will bring an air of lucidity to your home.
Vintage Double Sided Blue Background Swedish Kilim Rug, Country Of Origin: Sweden, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century — This vintage double sided blue Swedish kilim rug, in particular, emphasizes a dark and cool color palette, using strong blue tones to create a feeling of serenity. The horizontal bars that run along the Swedish kilim rug’s surface create a cascading effect, adding to the water-like effect that is already established through the use of such prominent hues.
Swedish rugs are renowned for their rough design and appearance. They are often arranged through the use of unwound rags and rough wool, and they are valued for their folksy designs and weaving patterns. Because of the simplicity of these beautiful mid-century vintage rugs, it is not uncommon to see them used frequently in households that emphasize function and simple aesthetics in order to allow the rug to appear right at home amidst the rest of the home décor. Ancient weaving techniques from Asian countries first found their way to Swedish homes in centuries prior, and these inspired modern-day weavers to create their own beautiful flat woven kilims.
Many of these beautiful Scandinavian rugs were developed throughout the 20th century, and weaving traditions continue to the modern day, where many weavers continue developing these elegantly understated masterpieces as a way to stay in touch with the style’s classical roots. Colors may vary, but it is not common for many Swedish rugs to feature particularly diverse color palettes. Typically, once a color theme is chosen, it will be establish at various points of contrast in order to create interest and landmarks throughout the Swedish kilim rug. Geometric shapes are often used in order to emphasize the colors and motions therein.