Antique Bat And Cloudband Design Oriental Chinese Area Rug 42853
Woven with a traditional combination of camel and indigo blue, this exceptional Chinese carpet features a classic bat and cloud pattern complemented by auspicious shou motifs.
Antique Chinese Rug, Origin: China, Circa: Early 20th Century – This traditional Chinese carpet features a central Shou medallion flanked four Shou characters and a combination of clouds and bats popularized during the Qing Dynasty. Shou motifs, bianfu bats and Tibetan cloud motifs are used throughout the ornate field and spandrels. The carpet is completed by a Swistik based fretwork border featuring a traditional cross-pattern for warding off evil spirits. The stunning borders feature highly-dimensional shading with two tones of indigo blue.