A Fascinating Shabby Chic And Beautiful Antique East Turkestan Khotan Rug, Country of Origin: East Turkestan, Circa Date: 1900 – This beautiful shabby chic antique Khotan rug from around the end of the 19th century adds a sense of timeless tradition to any room or home decor. It is an authentic and historical Victorian treasure that will add warmth and beauty to any traditional or historical home or office. While this worn distressed shabby chic rug may show its age, that is part of its beauty and artistic charm.
This beautiful tribal antique rug uses an all over design in the field surrounded by a contrasting geometric border. The abstract approach to the rug design is quite modern in it’s overall artistic impact. The colors, especially the happy pops of the reddish color are sure to bring a smile to the faces of those who see it.
Some things become more beauty when they are seasoned with age. This is certainly the case with this antique tribal rug. This artistic distressed shabby chic Khotan rug was produced in an area that was once the intersection of many cultures along the famed Silk Road. The design of the Khotan carpet reflects Persian rug and Turkish rug elements in its overall structure but uses a geometric order that also reflects elements found in the more traditional antique Chinese rugs.
This antique East Turkestan Khotan rug can only become a part of a collection for someone who appreciates and understands the history behind it. This highly sophisticated Khotan rug, as it is today, is the result of the many feet that have touched it and helped to refine his character. This rug has many stories to tell, if only it could talk.