Breathtaking Vintage Flat Woven Kilim Scandinavian Ingegerd Silow Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Scandinavia, Circa Date: Mid – 20th Century – Ingegerd Silow is one of the most influential textile designers of mid 20th century Scandinavian rugs. This cheerful vintage mid century rug reflects the typical elements of both her work, and the artistic movement of which she was a part.
These rugs are part of a stylistic Scandinavian and Bauhaus design movement that began in the early part of the 20th century. They reached their height of popularity during the mid-20th century postmodern era and have remained an iconic design staple with their clean geometric designs since that time. They have recently found their way into organic, Scandinavian, minimalist and other interior design styles that rely on a sense of order, line and form.
This happy rug utilized a number of shades of color such as orange, red, cream and pink to create the overall artistic impact. The colors of this beautiful Swedish kilim contribute to an overall feeling of sunniness and summer sunshine to any room’s interior decor.
This Ingegerd Silow rug demonstrates the geometric elements of the Scandinavian rug weaving movement. The motifs are perfectly symmetrical both vertically and horizontally, adding a sense of order and form. The horizontal rows of geometric flowers draw the eye both horizontally and vertically along the flat woven kilim rug.
The use of bold graphic flowers in the motif reflects the artist’s love of nature and the natural world around her. Silow was dedicated to sustainability and much of this love was reflected in her rug styles and designs.
The bold character of this vintage Ingegerd Silow will not allow it to be tucked away unobtrusively in a corner. It was meant to be admired, seen and used as a central focal point of the interior design.
This Ingegerd Silow rug brings a garden of color to the room. It would be delightful in a rustic cabin or cottage. It would also works well in a retro, post-modern, or minimalist decorating style. The design possibilities for this bright and versatile rug are endless.