Vintage Swedish Kilim by Ingegerd Silow 48109
Size: 5 ft 5 in x 7 ft 6 in (1.65 m x 2.29 m)Print
This Swedish kilim vintage carpet boasts many of the qualities most sought-after in mid twentieth century pieces. Further, it beautifully showcases some of the finer points of Silow’s recognizable style.
Vintage Swedish Kilim by Ingegerd Silow, Origin: Sweden, Mid-20th Century – This particularly appealing artistic work, is a fetching vintage Swedish Kilim carpet was designed by the celebrated Ingegerd Silow, one of the leading and most influential figures of mid-century Scandinavian design. Further, this textile art piece by Ingegerd Silow beautifully showcases some of the finer points of Silow’s immediately recognizable style. Structurally, this carpet consists of three rows of alternating brown and powered blue geometric figures, which are separated from one another by vertical and horizontal bars that run over the field. Positioned at certain cross-sections of these bars, one finds the minimalist, geometric floral detail elements that are so prevalent in Silow’s work. Perhaps what makes this vintage rug so appealing is its effective utilization of deconstruction methods: for within the simple format and composition of this Swedish kilim carpet lies the entire tradition of fine weaving, with subtle nods throughout.