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Antique Bold Colors Chinese Tiger Rug 72845

Size: 3 ft 1 in x 6 ft (0.94 m x 1.83 m)
Origin: China

Vibrant Antique Bold Colors Chinese Tiger Rug, Country of origin: China, Circa date: 1920’s – Tigers are an animal that garners both respect and awe from cultures throughout Asia and the Near East. In the past, tiger pelts were often found in the homes of the wealthy and important public places. Since the tiger is now a protected animal, tiger rugs began to take their place. This one was created in the 1920s and depicts a yellow tiger, an animal of special significance in Chinese lore.

Tigers represent power, strength, and good fortune. Depictions of the tiger are said to offer a form of protection. The Chinese love tigers for many reasons, including their ability to bring down wild boars that once threatened the crops. The tiger is the third sign of the Chinese Zodiac and is said to be the ruler of the animal kingdom. Those born in the year of the tiger are thought to be courageous, generous, and born leaders.

In Chinese mythology, five tigers hold the balance of the universe. The yellow tiger is the ruler of all of the other tigers and represents the sun. It is said to bring success and achievement. The tiger is a special symbol throughout Asia, and this antique tiger rug is ready for your Chinoiserie or Oriental room design.

This rug is a smaller size and makes a beautiful addition to your home office as a symbol of abundance and prosperity. It is also the perfect size for placing in front of a sofa or as a way to plant your feet solidly when the day begins. It is ideal for any room of the home and could be used as a layer on top of another larger piece.

Tiger rugs are essential for an authentic Chinese room design, and this one will be a beautiful addition to other Asian accessories and pieces of artwork throughout the home. If you want to make a statement in your entranceway, this rug will greet your guests cheerfully and colorfully. It is a charming piece for any room in your home.

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