Antique Shabby Chic Khotan Rug 49151, Country of Origin / Rug Type: East Turkestan Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 – This boldly executed triple medallion Khotan rug displays traditional elements of weaving and design from northwest Persia. The pomegranate is one of the most important motifs of the region, symbolizing fertility and wealth. The top and bottom medallions in this antique rug feature pomegranates on stylized vines, the deep red of the fruit contrasting with the blue background. The central medallion uses the same blue to highlight eight-pointed stars and eight-petaled flowers. The soft rusty red field of this shabby chic rug is filled with widely-spaced flowers and geometric motifs including crosses, diamonds and tree branches emanating from the pomegranate medallions. The borders continue the floral theme and harmonizes with the field. The rich yet soft coloration of this antique shabby chic Khotan rug add to the visual appeal.