Decorative Oriental Antique Khotan Rug 42529
Woven in East Turkestan during the 1910s, this classic carpet from Khotan features a series of staggered medallions framed by unique borders incorporating endless knots woven in an earth-tone color palette.
Beautiful and decorative Oriental Antique Khotan Rug, Country of Origin: East Turkestan, Circa Date: 1910’s – This antique Khotan rug was woven in East Turkestan during the 1910’s, and features a unique interior design that combines soft neutral color tones with bold contrasting designs.
The most striking thing about this highly decorative rug is the neutral toned color palette. This oriental antique Khotan rug steps away from the usual bold colors to create something incredibly beautiful and very unique. The feature that catches the eye the most about this rug is the darker area toward the center. This is the largest concentration of dark brown present in the carpet and it creates a perfect centerpiece. The thick border around the outer edge use colors that are a little bit closer together, creating a pattern that is slightly less dramatic.
Within that, there is a border of lighter cream that features knot-like patterns throughout. This is followed by a rectangle of connected squares utilizing many different shades of brown. The central area in this Oriental rug showcases a beautiful caramel brown featuring lighter design elements as well as the darker area in the very center. Overall, the composition and design of this oriental sntique Khotan rug draw the eye toward the dark diamond design in the very center, creating a beautiful sense of symmetry throughout the piece.
The color palette of this oriental antique Khotan rug is beautiful, and the colors range from a light fawn color to a deep burnt sienna, giving the rug a warm yet historic feel overall. The earth-tone colors used within the weaving of this antique Khotan rug make it elegant as both a historic piece as well as a modern work of art.