Verner Panton, ‘Vintage Swedish Deco Round Rug ’, ca. 1950, Nazmiyal Collection

Vintage Swedish Deco Round Rug by Verner Panton, Country of Origin: Scandinavian Rugs, Circa Date: Mid 20th Century – Here is a compelling and beautiful vintage carpet – a mid century modern Swedish rug that was woven in Scandinavia during the middle years of the twentieth century and designed by the iconic mid-century modern designer – Verner Panton. Most intriguing about this carpet is its attribution to Verner Panton – one of the giants of twentieth century design, whose unique and abstract aesthetic had an out-sized impact on the entire world of art and design. Equal parts retro and modern, this vintage rug from Scandinavia has a stunning round composition with gradient op-art figures that seem to continue to infinity. Layers of undulating waves decorated with poly-chromatic orange-yellow-brown hues create a fabulous marbled allover pattern. The eye-catching colors and playful shapes have a retro mid-century personality reminiscent of the abstract color-packed designs created by the legendary Verner Panton. This versatile round shag rug has what it takes to be a dramatic statement piece or a supporting element in a retro home or mid-century space. The radiant colors, sumptuous textures and wild abstract patterns are essential for re-creating an authentic mid-century look.

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