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Antique French Deco Carpet
Catalog#: 3217
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
SubType: Rugs
Origin: France
Era: 20th Century
Height: 223 inches
Height Note: 18ft 7in
Width: 147 inches
Width Note: 13ft 3in
Price: $40,000
Antique French Art Deco Rug, early 20th century - A taught sinuous inner border of interlacing vines with small palmettes is classic Art Nouveau, as is the outer border of twisted wreaths. A small-scale tone-on-tone design of lilies floating on rippling water is barely discernible within the soft red field. The latter pattern recalls Japanese textile design, reminding us of the rich Oriental influences underlying European Art Nouveau.

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