Beautiful Long and Narrow Size Blue Grey Colored Background Antique Pomegranate Khotan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: East Turkestan Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – This elegant tribal antique Khotan rug , from East Turkestan, features pomegranates in an overall design. The symbol of the pomegranate design draws to mind the idea of fertility and a return to the Garden of Eden. This stunning long and narrow size rug in creams and burgundy on a midnight blue background reminds you of the gentle nighttime breezes that drifted through the orchards of the ancient palaces.
This beautiful antique rug has an allover design that features pomegranates as its main theme. It has three formal borders, which are understated when compared to the design of the field. The antique Khotan rug is balanced, using formal horizontal and vertical symmetry. Although this beautifully blue rug has a formal center, it is not the main attraction and is understated in relation to the overall impression of the pomegranate rug.
Two formal vases form the foundation from which the pomegranate motifs spring. The fruit of the pomegranate trees are the most prominent feature, with everything else serving as a supporting element. The pomegranates are stylized to represent both mature and developing fruit, which brings to mind a connection of the present to the future and the abundance that the future will bring.
Subtly hidden within the threads of this antique pomegranate Khotan rug is a message of hope about the future. It is long and narrow, providing a sense of spaciousness and depth to the room or wider hallway. Its soft rug colors will make it stand out and its overall design would make it an excellent piece to go under a dining room table or to highlight another fine piece of furniture. It lends itself well to both traditional and modern or contemporary designs.