Dutch KVT rug #54-A42
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|RUG #||SIZE ft. & in.||TYPE, APPROX. AGE||PRICE US$|
|#54-A42||10.2x13||Dutch KVT rug, hand knotted wool, Netherlands, ca.1940, signed and numbered KVT , Koninklijke Vereenigde Tapijtfabrieken, (The Royal United Carpet Factories), rich tone on tone reds with a navy border, camel, light green, Prussian blue, a European version of an antique Ottoman medallion design, with a late deco flare, thick pile, near mint condition, rare||$15,000.00|
The KVT was founded in 1919 by the merger of three Dutch companies, and the firm's headquarters
established in Moordrecht. By the late 1920's, hand-knotted carpets were made only at the
Rotterdam mill. It closed in 1979.
Source: "Carpets and Rugs of Europe and America", Sarah B. Sherrill, pp265-266.