Antique Chinese Rug, Country of Origin: China, Circa date: 1800 - This antique Chinese rug is quite the wonderful piece. This beautiful example possesses many of those qualities and characteristics most sought after by experts and collectors of antique rugs the world over. A stunning achievement in rug weaving, this lovely antique piece should make the artisan responsible for its original and strikingly attractive composition quite proud. Featuring dual fields separated by line-based guard-bands, this traditional Chinese carpet features textural pile and a prominent arrangement of peony-style floral motifs connected by a subtle arabesque pattern with accents in pink and tonal yellow. Light and dark blue highlights complement the traditional, saffron-yellow field. All in all, this is an exemplary antique Oriental rug.