The city of Sultanabad (now known as Arak) in Iran/Persia, became a major rug production center in the second half of the 19th century as the result of efforts by Ziegler & Co., a British/Swiss manufacturer who modified traditional Persian carpet designs to satisfy European tastes. Colors were softened to appeal to American and European tastes (rose red being the most popular), patterns were bigger, and the rugs were made larger to accommodate room sizes.
We are always happy to collaborate with you on a custom carpet that meets all your specifications...and your wildest dreams! Of course, it will be woven on our very own looms with the best materials under the supervision of our experts.
Design: Ziegler Wool Carpet
Style: Modern Indian Ziegler Custom Carpet Collection
Material: 100% Wool
Colors: Tomato Red, Ivory, Blue, Aqua
Size: 9' X 14'
Rug Number: 70002474
Some of the most breathtaking examples of craftsmanship can be found in modern Indian carpets. These popular Oriental rugs commonly feature open fields with minor medallions and spandrels, surrounded by intricate floral borders, drawing their inspiration from a wide range of global styles and influences. Indian carpets exhibit a mesmerizing appearance that can vary significantly in size, complexity, color, and composition.
Due to Western influence and European demand, the weavers became very prolific to keep up with demand. Designs appealed to Western tastes employing large-scale patterns featuring millefleur (thousands of flowers) motifs. A subtle color palette of light blues, yellow, teal and rust characterize these Indian rugs. Many rugs feature a cotton foundation, are double weft and use an asymmetrical knot, while others feature a superb quality wool, resulting in a luxurious feel.
With a large range of motifs, from the Agra rugs that carry Chinese influence, perfect for a Chinoiserie style setting, to the Mughal carpets, with their flower borders and animal and plant life inspiration, that will make an excellent addition to your vibrant space, to the spectacular Amritsar carpets that capture the exotic side of India while incorporating subtle colonial motif, these rugs display a wide variety of classic designs, artistic elements, and unique color combinations that are capable of blending in with any modern or elegant art and home furnishing. These modern carpets are highly collectible, and will make a beautiful addition to your home or office.