Beautiful Light Blue Small size Pomegranate Design Antique Khotan Rug, Country of Origin: East Turkestan, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – This elegantly understated antique Khotan rug, from East Turkestan, showcases numerous design elements traditional to the Khotan style. The largest border of this antique rug features a pale yellow background that houses gracefully curving brown lines and points. Within this larger border is a smaller one that features an interior filled with tiny petals, each connecting at their tips to create a network of attractive shapes. The natural progression leads the viewer’s eye to the center of the rug, where the artist plays with negative and position space through the skillful use of pale yellow with inky black. A sprawling series of vines and stems connect round pomegranate shapes, establishing a natural tapestry that almost appears to be a silhouette of a rich and vibrant attractive garden.