Room Size Beautiful Antique Blue With Ivory Chinese Area Rug, Type Of Antique Rug: Antique Chinese Rug, Rug Date: 1910 – This craftsmanship and overall design composition of this gorgeous antique Chinese rug is truly impressive. The texture of this antique rug is soft and inviting. The overall impact of this soft room size rug is light and restrained, allowing the focus to remain on the antique carpet’s remarkable composition, while providing a delicate frame to anchor the design.
The Chinese rug’s inner field section is populated by a lovely collection of vegetative designs that are sprinkled throughout. More delicate than the design work along the piece’s border, these subtle components appear to be almost floating through the soft expanse found at the rug’s interior design. Once more this reflects the weaver’s masterful use of juxtaposing the light and the dark to create a well-balanced composition in the piece’s presentation.
At the center motif of the piece is a truly remarkable example of antique East Asian aesthetic. Set against the cream background, the rug’s creator has worked in a symmetric and circular central medallion design evocative of traditional Chinese architecture and artistry. A stunning design showcasing the culture’s focus on balance between the man made and the natural. This theme, seen strongest at the rug’s heart, is reflected in every component of this gorgeous cream background room size antique Chinese rug.
Like so many other beautiful antique Chinese rugs, this exquisite masterpiece uses relatively minimal colors and lines to allow the negative space to speak the loudest. This allows the shapes present to stand out in an even more pronounced way, drawing attention to the gracefully flowing vines and stems that run along the interior of the two borders. The deep, cool ivory background of this room size rug acts as the perfect contrasting surface for the blue at the foreground. At the heart of the antique rug, a symmetrical arrangement of blossoms dot the field at seemingly random intervals, creating points of interest.