Late 17th Century Chinese Ningxia Long and Narrow Size Gallery Rug 48805, Rug’s Country of Origin / Rug Type: China Rugs, Circa Date: 17th Century – Unlike many traditional Chinese rugs, this one is unique in the way it establishes closer activity amidst a more diverse collection of colors. Rich black, deep ocher, pale yellow, vibrant gold and stony blue are strategically set along the several borders of this Ningxia rug to create clear points of interest in a sunny palette. The presence of the blue provides viewers with enough contrast to accentuate the presence of the other colors, resulting in a more versatile display of negative space, distinct enough to stand on its own even without the beautiful collection of petals at the forefront of the antique rug’s center.
Classic and beautifully timeless, this breathtaking Chinese Ningxia rug from the late 17th century is a remarkable example of Chinese art. From start to finish, from the drafting of the design to the texture of the wool pile, everything about this antique Ningxia rug exudes high end sophistication and luxury. It is a remarkable piece of Chinese history that is magnificent today as it was when this rug first came off the loom roughly 400 years ago.
The long and narrow gallery size of this rug makes it easy to work with and the wonderful Greek key design inner border is sure to add a sense of history. It is brightly colored but has a soft and decorative overall look and feel that was masterfully woven. It is the kind of rug that would add so much class and will work within almost any interior design style. Regardless of how you chose to incorporate this Late 17th Century Chinese Ningxia Gallery Rug in your home’s interior decor, it is the kind of piece that will be cherished from day one and through to future familial generations.