7’ 8″ x 15’ Vintage Indian Agra Gallery Rug in "Garden of Paradise" pattern from the 2nd quarter of the 1900s. The field has a Mogul court favorite design elements including the cypress trees, birds, and flowers. The cypress tree is considered a universal symbol of immortality and was often used in the weaving of Persian and Indian rugs of the 16th-18th centuries. This Agra rug has a very tight weave and wonderful lush wool with a beautiful palette of colors including green, blue, red, and saffron yellow. The rug has a cream/light yellow color field and a gorgeous saffron color primary border with a design of leaves and branches. Truly a gem of design. Finally, this rug has the same design as SKU 1756, which is very rare to find two vintage rugs with identical design.
- Dimensions: 7’ 8″ x 15’
- Date of Manufacture: 2nd Quarter of the 1900s
- Place of Origin: India
- Material: Wool on a cotton foundation with natural vegetable dyes
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use