Antique Shabby Chic Chinese Rug, Country of Origin: China, Circa Date: 1920 – This beautiful shabby chic Chinese rug from the 1920s is the perfect piece for creating an Art Décor or Art Nouveau style. Many modern manufacturers are attempting to emulate the natural, aged appearance of this rug, but there is nothing as beautiful as the real thing. This gorgeous piece is perfect for creating a chinoiserie flavor in your living room or bedroom. It has an elegant feel and rich texture that can only be achieved through the test of time.
During the 1920s, Chinese rugs, such as this one, were used to give an Oriental flavor to the décor. They would often use a Chinese rug as the center of the design and then pair it with furniture made from luxurious brocades in jewel-toned colors to give the room a rich and sophisticated feel. This style remained popular from the 1920s through the 1930s. Now, it had made a comeback in modern Boudoir style that creates vibrancy and a majestic look in a modern space. Of course, it would be the perfect addition to an Asian-themed room, but it would also add a piece that embodies a rich history in a Parisian style. If your style is a bit more Boho chic, this piece would be a change from the norm and give your space a unique look that reflects your individual personality.
The simple color palette of this Chinese rug is the perfect backdrop for adding in saturated and playful colors, such as emerald greens, maroon, and deep blues. This rug could also support more subdued colors, such as neutral grays, soft browns, and ivories. In a neutral room, it will add vibrancy and create a focal point. In a more intense color scheme, it will soften the palette a bit and give the eyes a beautiful place to rest.
Chinese rugs have an artistry that gives the room an exotic feel, which is exactly why they have retained a constant presence in a number of changing design styles through the ages. They add a classic and traditional flavor to the room that is ancient and mysterious. This is a rare antique rug and it is the perfect rug for giving your room a timeless feel and rich elegance that only an antique Chinese rug can do. This gorgeous piece expands the possibilities for your room design, regardless of your design style.