Antique Dragon Design Chinese Art Deco Rug, Country of Origin: China, Circa Date: Early 20th Century – A beautiful array off Chinese dragons are gracefully flying across the blue sky in this breathtaking antique Chinese rug. This is a fascinating and highly artistic antique rug was woven in China around the the first quarter of the 20th century. The Chinese dragon is a symbol of the Chinese zodiac and people born under this symbol are said to be happy, prosperous, and bring joy to others. A feeling that is strongly conveyed through the use of colors and refined patterns within this antique dragon Chinese rug.
This antique Oriental rug is fascinating for its exquisite use of color. The majestic Chinese blues and delicate pinks add to the interior quality of this fine example of textile art. This antique Chinese dragon design rug may have been created to commemorate a special occasion. Six water dragons surround a central dragons that appear to be staring outwards us, the onlookers, perhaps from a protected bubble. This may have represented a ruler, or special person for whom the antique Chinese carpet was created.
This captivating antique dragon design Chinese rug uses formal symmetry that enhances the suggestion that it was to be used in a formal occasion, or setting. The multitude of Dragon figures, in different states of being make it quite the rare example. Antique Chinese rugs that feature dragons are highly collectible and this would make an excellent addition to an Asian themed room.
The more one spends time with this antique Chinese Dragon design rug the more they grow to appreciate and love it. It is a fascinating piece that has a story to tell all of its own. It’s wool pile and soft texture helps to enhance its beauty as well as its sense of ancient mystery. It is a truly unique piece, it is sure to enhance any home’s interior design as well as exude a sense of calm upon whoever happens to be in its presence.