Beautifully Artistic Antique Blue Background Small Tibetan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Tibet Rug, Circa Date: 1900 – This delicately designed small size antique Tibetan rug is a truly lovely artistic masterpiece. An intricate series of royal blue latticework adorns its tropical light blue background. The central design pattern is created by a round circle that encapsulates a magnificently designed exotic bird.
The luminous blue tones create quite the mysterious and ancient vibe. Each and every detail in this gorgeous relic conveys a feeling of surrealistic and artistic brilliance.
The nucleus of this azure antique carpet comprises a beautiful ring shape. The ring itself is formed by a wreath like pattern that consists of eight uniform royal blue ornamentation with curled ends. A thin delicate thread in the same hue connects each figure. The center of the ring depicts an elegant bird who is surrounded beautiful flora patterns and long feathers.
The wide framing border is densely decorated with a slew of beautifully designed cloud bands and Asian motifs. This area of the small scatter size rug contains most of the actual rug design patterns. The remarkable variety of shapes, sizes and styles contrast beautifully with the strict symmetry as well as with the far more open and uniformity of the central field.
Four Chinese bats can be seen in each of the four corners of this small Tibetan rug. These bats, are considered good luck omens in Chinese culture. As such, they were probably included as a way of adding some extra protection to whoever ends up owning this magnificent example.
Although small in size, this rare relic portrays a simple scene with breathtaking skill and perspective. Its beauty is accented by the complex use of different shades of blue. The light blue field and navy blue designs combine effortlessly to create so much depth as well as intrigue.
While most will probably chose to use this piece as a beautiful antique area rug, its small size make it a rather interesting candidate for being used as an artistic antique Tapestry rug. Regardless of it use with your interior design, this small Tibetan rug is the kind of piece that will continue bring joy and happiness for generations to come.