Antique Khotan Rug, Country Of Origin: East Turkestan, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – Creamy, rich hues make the back drop of this genuinely stunning antique Khotan rug. Woven into traditional garden design blocks among the bordering paths, it displays a style many will find familiar, but will also find exclusive in its details. Alternating shades of dark and light coloring give it an overall feel of complimentary design consistency. Truly a paragon of expert work and timely design, its ageless beauty is unmistakable.
Steeped in 20th century influence, the floral motifs of East Turkestan are displayed subtly by the artistry innate in this beautiful antique Oriental rug. As testament to the region, this antique Khotan rug speaks to many of the characteristics that herald its Turkestan affections. Quietly feminine in its filigree, yet masculine in its rug design pattern, its a balance of the interior design and tasteful ornamentation. The atypical layout of each colored component of the Khotan rug give it an unwavering uniqueness, but still allow it to be cohesive. This attribute in an antique rug is a hard note to hit perfectly. However, this rug sings the best melodies to be had in an antique ensemble.
This piece is quite spacious in feel. It’s 5’9″ x 10’6″ rug size makes it extremely versatile without being loud. It is also intricate without being complicated. Cleanly uniform and patterned with precision, the craftsmanship is apparent. It carries with it a coziness so sought after in an antique area rug, but is unique among industry, factory products. The antique Khotan Oriental rug is an archetype of its time and place of creation. It is a true nod to exemplary design and ideation made reality.