Breathtaking and Extremely Artistic Brown Earth Tone Antique Mongolian Kilim Rug 49800, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Mongolia, Circa Date: 1920 – The ethereal color on color design of this magnificent flat weave rug is reminiscent of the works produced throughout China and Southeast Asia. Mongolian rugs are unique in that they use subtle differences in tones to create beautiful and complex artistic designs.
The earthy browns of this kilim rug evoke images of a beautiful pastoral gardens and the beauty that surrounds them. The design is directional and has a definitive earth and sky configuration. Five Chinese emblems inhabit the sky area and are reminiscent of the celestial bodies that watch over the beauty below.
The antique rug is sparse in design, mostly highlighting individual branches and motifs. This causes the eye to move along and slowly take in every little detail.
Adding to the organic feel, the design of this textile art rug is asymmetrical. We see that the branches are more heavily weighted on the right side than the left and not all branches are attached to the base. It appears that the artist simply placed them where they wanted to be, just as they are seen in nature.
The entire antique Mongolian kilim rug has a feeling of refined elegance and warmth. The meandering branches and floating butterflies give it an organic feel. This would make it perfect for any interior decor that needs an area rug that brings nature inside.
This antique Mongolian kilim rug holds the imagination with its captivating and refined design, that invites you to explore it even further. It provides something a little different than traditional Chinese design, offering a taste of the originality and creativity of the Mongolian people. This is a beautiful piece that can stand alone as the focal point of any space. It pairs well within an Asian themed room, traditional, and modern interiors that need a touch of nature.