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Midcentury Scandinavian Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian rug Size: 13'3" × 24'3" (403 × 739 cm) A mid-20th century Scandinavian rug type crossword in a palette of beiges, brown and orange with strong Art Deco arch...
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W 159 in. L 291 in.
Midcentury Scandinavian Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian rug Size: 5'2" × 7'10" (157 × 238 cm) A mid-20th century Scandinavian rug, the open beige field punctuated by six pairs of minor orange triangles between narr...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Style Rug
By Rug & Kilim
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted in texturally soft, durable wool pile, this modern 9 × 12 rug hails from the latest pile additions to Rug & Kilim’s Scandinavian collection, a celebration of Swedish mod...
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2010s Indian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian-Style Rug Cream Beige Geometric Pattern by Rug & Kilim
By Rug & Kilim
Located in Long Island City, NY
Handwoven in wool with a blend of undyed natural yarns, this modern flat-weave joins the latest additions to the Scandinavian Collection by Rug & Kilim, a celebration of Swedish mode...
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2010s Indian Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Style Rug Beige-Brown Black Pattern by Rug & Kilim
By Rug & Kilim
Located in Long Island City, NY
Hand knotted in texturally soft, durable wool pile, this modern 8×10 rug hails from the latest pile additions to Rug & Kilim’s Scandinavian collection, a celebration of Swedish moder...
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2010s Indian Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury High-Low Scandinavian Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury high-low Scandinavian rug Size: 12'0" x 12'0" (365 x 365 cm) A mid-20th century high-low Scandinavian rug, with beige, ivory and caramel rectangles with striations and w...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury High-Low Scandinavian Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury high-low Scandinavian rug Size: 11'9" × 12'0" (358 × 365 cm). Vintage high-low Scandinavian rug, circa 1940, mid-20th century high-low Scandinavian rug hand knotted of w...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Scandinavian Danish Midcentury Rya Runner Rug
Located in Las Vegas, NV
You are looking at a Classic example of a Scandinavian Rya rug. Purchased from the original owner who purchased it from Bullock's Department store in the 1960s. The rug is a nice neu...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Scandinavian Danish Midcentury Rya Runner Rug
Located in Las Vegas, NV
You are looking at a Classic example of a Scandinavian Rya rug. Purchased from the original owner who purchased it from Bullock's Department store in the 1960s. The rug is a nice neu...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Scandinavian Danish Midcentury Rya Runner Rug
Located in Las Vegas, NV
You are looking at a Classic example of a Scandinavian Rya rug. Purchased from the original owner who purchased it from Bullock's Department Store in the 1960s. The rug is a nice neu...
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20th Century Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Vintage Room Size Midcentury Scandinavian Swedish Pile Rug
By Nazmiyal Collection
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful room size vintage midcentury Scandinavian Swedish pile rug, origin: Sweden, circa early 20th century. Size: 8 ft. 6 in x 12 ft. 8 in (2.59 m x 3.86 m) Vintage and midcen...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Small Scandinavian / Danish Midcentury Wool Carpet / Rug, 1970s
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1970 - Good original condition, bright colors.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Modern Rya Wool Rug Wall Hanging
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is beautiful Scandinavian cityscape modern wool wall hanging or rug. In excellent condition. 44" x 76" Local pick up available at our Los Angeles showroom
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Modern Scandinavian Rug with Colorful Leaves
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Modern Scandinavian rug with colorful leaves on ivory and baby blue background Size: 4'7" × 6'6" (139 × 198 cm). Ryas are the oldest and the most fascinating type of Scand...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Reversible Flat-Weave Rug in Geometric Design
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian reversible flat-weave rug in traditional geometric design Size: 4'4" × 6'7" (132 × 200 cm) This vintage Swedish rug was woven circa 1930, but has a bit of m...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Rya Brown Rug by Helge Hamnert Hogsby
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian Rya brown rug by Helge Hamnert Hogsby Size: 7'0" × 10'4" (213 × 314 cm). This midcentury vintage Swedish pile rug by Helge Hamnert, Hogsby features an all-o...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Wool Rug in Brown, Ivory and Yellow
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian wool rug in brown, ivory and yellow Size: 4'6" × 6'6" (137 × 198 cm) A geometric second quarter of the 20th century Scandinavian rug, the light brown field ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Folk Inspired Colorful Hand Knotted Wool Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian midcentury Scandinavian folk inspired colorful hand knotted wool rug Size: 5'10" × 7'0" (177 × 213 cm) A playfully modern mid-20th century Scandinavian carp...
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Folk Art Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Handmade Wool Rug in Burgundy, Brown and Beige
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian handmade wool rug in burgundy, brown and beige Size: 9'0" × 14'0" (274 × 426 cm) Although the designs of vintage Scandinavian rugs were originally inspired ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Shaggy Green Midcentury Scandinavian Rya Matta Rug or Wall Hanging
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A vintage high pile Scandinavian rya rug crafted of hand knotted wool in many shades of green, dating circa 1960s. This midcentury rya is a soft and cozy accent for the floor but cou...
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Vintage Midcentury Scandinavian Rya Shag Rug. Size: 8 ft 2 in x 11 ft 4 in
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian vintage Swedish Rya Shag rug, country of origin: Sweden, date circa mid-20th century. Size: 8 ft 2 in x 11 ft 4 in (2.49 m x 3.45 m).
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Handwoven Midcentury Scandinavian Flat-Weave Rug in Blue, Ivory, Black, Yellow
Located in New York, NY
Handwoven midcentury Scandinavian flat-weave rug in blue, grey, ivory, black, and yellow. Woven signature to edge 'SH' Size: 5'5" x 7'10" (165 x 238 cm). Created by Svensk Hemslojd...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Geometric Handmade Wool Rug in Camel, Peach, Sand, Cream
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian geometric handmade wool rug in camel, peach, sand, cream Size: 6'5" × 9'10" (195 × 299 cm). A second quarter of the 20th century Scandinavian rug having a s...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Handmade Wool Rug in Yellow, Blue, Red and Black
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian handmade wool rug in yellow, blue, red and black Size: 3'10" × 6'3" (116 × 190 cm) A modern mid-20th century Scandinavian carpet, the camel and vibrant red fi...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Handmade Wool Rug in Yellow, Blue, Red and Black
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian handmade wool rug in yellow, blue, red and black Size: 3'10" × 6'3" (116 × 190 cm) A modern mid-20th century Scandinavian carpet, the camel and vibrant red ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Flat-Weave Gallery Carpet, 1950s
Located in Malmo, SE
This midcentury Scandinavian (most likely Finland) carpet is made with dubble weave technique and can therefor be used with either side up. The carpet has a beautiful geometrical pat...
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Big Midcentury Scandinavian Ege Rya Style Carpet
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1960 - probably made in Denmark - typical vintage colors - will be profesionally cleansed
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Rya Rug or Wall Hanging in Geometric Multi-Color Pattern
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A midcentury Scandinavian rya rug crafted of hand knotted high pile wool in a geometric and linear pattern of earthy browns and grays with vibrant pops of color, dating circa 1960s. ...
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Vintage 1960s Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Scandinavian Wool Rug with Honeycomb Design in Blue-Grey and Brown
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Scandinavian wool rug with honeycomb design in blue-grey, ivory, and brown Size: 5'4" × 8'2" (162 × 248 cm). This enchanting vintage Swedish rug comes from the mid-20th ce...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Handmade Scandinavian Modern Kilim In Coral Red
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Finnish Kilim handmade during the mid-20th century in an accent rug size. The Scandinavian Modern design of abstract and geometric floral patterns and zigzags sits atop a p...
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Mid-20th Century Finnish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Rya Rug
Located in Atlanta, GA
This vintage Swedish Rya rug is bold and truly embodies Scandinavian Modern style. The colors are saturated and rich in this Scandinavian Rya rug and is versatile to blend with many ...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish rug Size: 3'10" × 8'10" (116 × 269 cm) This intriguing antique rug from 1940 is a simple yet striking display of geometric designs, as rhomboid shapes in off-whi...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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W 46 in. L 106 in.
Midcentury Swedish Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish rug. Size: 6'7" × 9'6" (200 × 289 cm) The reason why Scandinavian rugs are so eagerly sought after is simple. Few other types of antique rugs and vintage carpets...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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W 79 in. L 114 in.
Midcentury Swedish Deco Pile Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
This traditional handwoven Swedish Deco Pile rug has a central whimsical ombre blue shape surrounded by red, blue and yellow confetti on an ivory-grey field.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Danish Rya Rug
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Midcentury Danish Rya rug. This tone on tone color field is an exceptional example of Scandanavian minimalism. With simplicity of colour and graphic, this example sets itself apart f...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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W 55 in. L 58 in.
Midcentury Scandinavian Rug / Carpet, Denmark, 1960s
By Ege Rya
Located in Praha, CZ
- Rare type.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Mid-Century Modern More Carpets

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Midcentury Large Swedish Rya Rug, 1960s
Located in Malmo, SE
A large decorative midcentury "rya" carpet with vibrant colors. The carpet is most likely Swedish from the 1960s. Very good vintage condition with no stains.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Flat-Weave Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish flat-weave rug Size: 5'5" x 8'0" (165 x 243 cm) A perfect mix of chic and practicality, geometric rugs can completely change any interior in the matter of second...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Rya Blue Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish Rya blue rug Size: 5'2" × 7'8" (157 × 233 cm) Next to timeless appearance, this almost antique carpet is distinguished by impeccable condition resulting from exc...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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1970s Danish Midcentury Wool Rug
Located in Praha, CZ
Very good original condition with minor signs of wear.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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W 33.08 in. L 61.03 in.
Midcentury Norwegian Carpet, Rug, 1960s
Located in Praha, CZ
Can be used as a tapestry.
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Vintage 1960s Norwegian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Vintage Midcentury Swedish Deco Rug
Located in West Hollywood, CA
This midcentury authentic handwoven Swedish Deco rug has an ivory overall field accented with abstract brush-like strokes of brown, slate, and stone.
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Vintage 1940s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Small Danish Midcentury Wool Carpet / Rug, 1970s
Located in Praha, CZ
- 1970 - Good original condition, bright colors.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Green Handwoven Wool Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish green handwoven wool rug Size: 10'6" × 15'9" (320 × 480 cm). A vintage Swedish flat-weave rug with a modern linear design in contemporary colors. The dominant mo...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Geometric Flat-Weave Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish geometric flat-weave rug. Size: 1'10" × 3'5" (55 × 104 cm) The main field of the vintage rug, bearing an all-over lattice of diamond-enclosed flowers and three o...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Rug by Ingegert Silow
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish rug by Ingegert Silow Size: 4'4" × 6'9" (132 × 205 cm) Inspired by traditional Northern European crafts and culture, vintage Scandinavian flat-weave rugs skillfu...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Signed Midcentury Handwoven Wool Swedish Rug
By Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Barbro Lundberg-Nilsson
Located in West Hollywood, CA
This handwoven Swedish rug has a shaded blue, taupe and purple-brown field with horizontal bands of polychrome small lozenges surrounding wide bands containing large serrated linked ...
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Late 20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Shaggy Rya Green Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish Shaggy Rya green rug Size: 4'7" × 6'6" (139 × 198 cm) Shaggy and absolutely mesmerizing, this vintage Swedish rug known as “rya” is a paragon of Scandinavian cra...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Half-Pile Gray Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish Half-Pile Gray Rug Size: 3'10" × 6'3" (116 × 190 cm) Vintage Swedish Half-Pile Rug, Circa: 1945, Origin: Sweden, mid-20th century vintage Swedish half pile rug. Th...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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1970s Danish Abstract Midcentury Wool Rug
Located in Praha, CZ
- Very good original condition with minor signs of wear.
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Small Swedish Midcentury Carpet, Rug, 1970s
By Ege Rya
Located in Praha, CZ
Small design Scandinavian rug.
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish Rug by Ingegerd Silow Size: 6'6" × 9'5" (198 × 287 cm) This unique vintage rug draws the eye with both its design and impeccable quality. It was hand woven by Inge...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Turkman Bokhara Tekke Tribal Rug
Located in Lohr, Bavaria, DE
Fine hand knotted Russian Turkmen Bokhara rug or Turkmen rug Midcentury Beautiful antique tribal Turkmen carpet in great condition. These carpets are named "Gentlemen’s Carpet" si...
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Mid-20th Century Turkestan Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Geometric Multicolored Handmade Wool Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish geometric multicolored handmade wool rug. Size: 5'10" × 9'6" (177 × 289 cm) A Swedish flat-weave rug with a graphic design. Although woven in one piece there are...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Yellow Flat-Weave Wool Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish yellow flat-weave wool rug Size: 5'5" × 8'0" (165 × 243 cm) A modern antique rug woven with a subtly striped field with shades of taupe and shades of yellow. A l...
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Karabagh Rug Hand Knotted in Azerbeijan, Midcentury
Located in Lohr, Bavaria, DE
Vintage midcentury Karabagh rug. A beautiful Karabagh rug from Azerbeijan. • Beautiful vintage rug • All handmade • Pile pure wool • Traditional Design • Condition: Very goo...
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Mid-20th Century Azerbaijani Tribal Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Danish Modern Ege Rya Wool Shag Rug 'Sunrise Lo'
By Ege Rya
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a vintage Danish modern Rya rug made of 100% wool made by Ege Rya. This piece is entitled 'Sunrise Lo' and was used as a wall hanging by its previous owner. In good vintag...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Swedish Midcentury Green and Yellow Flat-Weave Rug
Located in New York, NY
Swedish midcentury green and yellow flat-weave rug. Size: 5'4" x 8'2" (162 x 248 cm) This vintage Scandinavian rug type crossword is the embodiment of these ideals and a fantastic ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish Double-Sided Brown Flat-Weave Rug
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish double sided brown flat-weave rug Size: 4'10" x 7'8" (147 x 233 cm) This vintage Swedish double sided rug constitutes the essence of practicality and chic as bef...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavian Rugs

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Midcentury Swedish ”Krabban grå" Rug by Barbro Nilsson
By Barbro Lundberg-Nilsson
Located in New York, NY
Midcentury Swedish “Krabban grå" Rug by Barbro Nilsson Size: 9'7" × 10'10" (292 × 330 cm) ‘Krabban’ (Crab) rug Designed 1947 handwoven wool on a linen warp. Produced by Märta Måås...
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Midcentury Scandanavian Rugs For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of midcentury scandanavian rugs available for sale. Each of these unique midcentury scandanavian rugs was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, wool and cotton. There are 204 antique and vintage midcentury scandanavian rugs for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 4 modern editions to choose from as well. Midcentury scandanavian rugs have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Midcentury scandanavian rugs made by Mid-Century Modern designers — as well as those associated with Scandinavian Modern — are very popular at 1stDibs. Midcentury scandanavian rugs have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Ingegerd Silow, Judith Johansson and Märta Måås-Fjetterström are consistently popular.

How Much are Midcentury Scandanavian Rugs?

Prices for midcentury scandanavian rugs start at $243 and top out at $57,500 with the average selling for $7,200.

Finding the Right Rugs Carpets for You

Carpets and rugs have been around for thousands of years. Prehistoric humans turned to animal skin, wool and fur to craft simple fabrics to soften hard terrain. A 2016 study suggests that "cave lions" were hunted for exactly this purpose, and that decorating your cave with their pelts may have conferred strength and prestige. Although many of these early textiles are still in existence, tracing their precise origins is difficult. Carpets quickly became such a valuable trade commodity that the weavings could easily travel far from their places of origin. 

The oldest known carpet was found in southern Siberia. (It may have traveled there from Persepolis in Iran.) For the flat-weave floor rugs crafted by Native Americans, cotton was the primary material before sheep’s wool was introduced in the 16th century. In Europe, carpet-making was fundamental to folk art, and Asian carpets imported to European countries were at one time considered a precious luxury and not intended to remain permanently on the floor. 

In modern usage, “carpet” typically denotes a wall-to-wall floor cushioning that is fixed to the floor. Rugs, on the other hand, are designed to cover a specific area and can easily be moved to new locations. However, the terms are interchangeable in many parts of the world, and, in the end, it won’t matter what you decide to call it. Good vintage rugs have made their way into homes across the globe, becoming fixtures used for comfort, prayer and self-expression, so choosing the right area rug is officially a universal endeavor.

It’s well known that a timeless Persian rug, Moroccan berber rug (see our guide) or vintage Turkish rug can warm any interior, but if you’re looking for something unexpected, find a runner rug that pops in your hallway or on your stairs. Dig for dazzling geometric patterns in our inventory of mid-century modern rugs and carpets, which includes works designed by the likes of Swedish textile master Märta Måås-Fjetterström and other artisans. 

With the variety of area rugs and carpets rolled out for you on 1stDibs — a collection that includes traditional, modern, minimalist rugs and other coverings of all kinds — things will be looking up every time you’re looking down.