77321 Antique Portuguese Savonnerie Needlepoint Palace Rug with French Aubusson Style. This handwoven wool antique Portuguese Savonnerie needlepoint rug beautifully embodies French Aubusson and Rococo style. Possessing a heavily European sensibility, the center is composed of a lavender bouquet which is Portugal's national flower. The lavender bouquet rests upon a chocolate brown field surrounded by an oval shaped rose and floral garland wreath. Blue ribbons connecting green opulent frondescence enclose the rose garland wreath. Four rectangular compartments are filled with oval shaped rose and floral garland wreaths on a repeating X-shape backdrop. Each corner spandrel is embellished with a circular floral wreath. The blue ribbons and green opulent frondescence create individual garden panels for the floral bouquets. Characterized by predominate French influence with its ornate florals, the intricate border of rinceaux and winding arrangements of garnished foliage enclose this captivating work of art. . The embellishments alone are sufficiently captivating, but the use of color is extraordinary. The colors join to create a truly compelling dance, and inaudibly speak with a timeless voice that is characterized by sensual decadence, as well as by stately action. All facets of this piece collectively entwine to form the striking and grand charm of a textile that is worthy to depict the tender, emotive, and vibrant details of humans and histories, no longer known. Embodying a refined Savonnerie Rococo style and drawing inspiration from Louis XIV, this antique Aubusson rug will enliven nearly any opulent period-interior with color and vitality. Perfect for state room, great room, private Chambers, drawing room, bedroom, front room, living room, game room, billiard room, library, music room, office, studio, study or formal sitting room. Well-suited for a variety of interior styles: Rococo, Louis XIV, Louis XI, Louis XV, French Provincial, English, French, Chippendale, Regal, Aubusson, Baroque, Renaissance, Gustavian, Victorian, Rococo, Old World, Traditional, and European inspired interiors with Gobelins or Beauvais style. Whether in a formal setting with elaborate furnishings or in an Ottoman style interior, this antique palace size rug will bring vibrant life where it is displayed. Rendered in colorful hues and variegated shades of brown, chocolate, navy blue, royal blue, mauve, rose, pink, orange, goldenrod, amethyst, pistachio, avocado, peach, sky blue, beige, celadon, and cerulean with a variety of other accent colors. Abrash. Handwoven wool. Needlepoint. Made in Portugal. Measures: 16'03 x 21'05.