The combination of linen, wool and natural dyes made for a product that still stands out today against mass made, synthetic dyed weavings.
These rugs were based on rugs of the court for Louis XIV and were made for wealthy homes.
Interesting Antique Textiles
The combination of blues, rust and cremes were a staple in these designs.
Look at the detail in this! Even the small beads around the circle have wonderful highlights and shading.
Morgaine Le Fay antique Textiles is another source for more photos and information on Aubusson.
Finding these treasures is a little hard but when you do, you have an investment!