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Antique Chinese Rug 45643

Size: 10 ft 10 in x 16 ft 6 in (3.3 m x 5.03 m)
Origin: China

Butterflies, meandering vinescrolls and symbolic lotus blossoms rendered in indigo blue and ecru are artfully combined in this elegant antique rug from China.

Chinese Rug, China, Early 20th Century – Created in China, this elegant antique rug features a meandering allover pattern with intertwining vine scrolls featuring symbolic lotus blossoms rendered in a chic combination of warm camel brown, ivory and ecru. The tonal field features an endless pattern of meandering vine scrolls, spiraling tendrils and lotus blossoms, which are a revered symbol of enlightenment and beauty used by Buddhists and many Indo-Asian cultures. Poly chromatic outlines rendered in complementary hues of indigo blue complete the formal composition of this elegant antique rug from China. The classical indigo and ivory borders feature floral vine scrolls decorated with elegant lotus blossoms, spiraling tendrils, ornate vines, decorative foliage and auspicious butterflies, which represent love and rebirth as they magically emerge from the chrysalis.

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