Vintage Swedish Kilim by Anna Joanna Angstrom, Country of Origin: Scandinavia, Circa Date: Mid-20th Century – This beautifully tranquil vintage carpet was designed by the celebrated Swedish rug and textile art designer Anna Joanna Angstrom, and features her signature aesthetic style. Generally speaking, mid-century vintage rugs and carpets are celebrated for the unique way that they combine traditional design elements with modern aesthetic sensibilities. This comely carpet, with its deconstructed composition, is a beautiful example of this tendency. For while the carpet is superficially simple in its presentation, it is in fact much more complex piece. The simple striped borders, which feature a procession of small yellow geometric figures, which vaguely suggest floral detail. The field consists of a simple light and dark blue checkerboard pattern, unadorned with any further ornamentation. It is ringed simply with deconstructed floral elements. The overall effect is mesmerizing: simple and complex at the same time, this vintage carpet is truly an exceptional example.
This Anna Joanna Angstrom rug in such a beautiful example and it is in great condition as well so it could take daily traffic and use with no problem.