A Rare And Fascinating Small Size Earth Tone Color Tribal Animal Pelt Antique Khotan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: East Turkestan Rugs, Circa Date: Late 19th Century – Time changes everything and in some cases, it makes them even better. The soft inviting earth tones of this tribal animal pelt antique Khotan rug add warmth to any space and bring in a sense of the natural world. Based on a traditional animal pelt design, this antique East Turkestan rug features fields of flowers and formally arranged geometric patterns to bring it to life.
The flower motifs in the antique rug may have faded, but its beauty has not. A formal, geometric design border gives it an oriental feel that provides an excellent point of contrast to the curvy shapes of the flowers. The beautiful rug colors feature faded red, blue, and an ivory cream. The beauty of this small rug comes from its history and the way time has changed the character of its colors, making them more subdued.
Many of the motifs within this animal pelt antique Khotan rug are still only visible by subtle changes in color and the way the design picks up the light. The main structure of the artistic rug design is based on a central medallion with two pendants on the sides. Each of the areas are distinguished by the size, shape, and color of the flowers within them, all arranged in an all over pattern within the boundaries of the design.
The antique tribal rug has vertical and horizontal symmetry, which gives it a sense of balance and calm. This beautiful small size earth tone tribal animal pelt antique Khotan rug has many more years of providing a feeling of warmth to both heart and home. It is a fascinating example that is sure to add a touch of antique sophistication to almost any interior design approach.