Khotan Rug, East Turkestan, Circa 1900 - Created in Khotan, East Turkestan, this classic antique carpet features a circular pomegranate medallion with rounded ovoid edges. Carefully spaced shrubs, branching pomegranate motifs and symbolic details surround the central fixture. Multiple sets of complementary borders enclose the carefully composed field while checkered sunrays radiating from Ruyi clouds frame the detailed inner borders and diagonal pinyin wan fretwork motifs, which embellish the central borders. Incorporating influences from the Far East, this antique rug from Khotan features Buddhist-inspired Ruyi clouds, subtle fretwork spandrels and pinyin wan details. Branching pomegranate motifs, a traditional symbol of abundance, and geometric stars surrounded by heart-shaped arabesques continue the grounded earth-tone color scheme, which incorporates tawny brown, oxidized azure blue, warm flaxen yellow and blushing mauve details.
31 East 32nd Street, Floor #2
New York, NY 10016
Antique Rugs Homepage | Search for Antique Rugs | Antique Persian Rugs | Scandinavian Rugs | Moroccan Rugs | Oushak Rugs | Tabriz Rugs | Antique Carpets | Oversized Rugs | Vintage Rugs | Rugs on Sale | Global Source For Antique Rugs | Antique Rugs Guide | Rug Services USA | Social Media & News