Long and Narrow Size Neutral Color Antique East Turkestan Khotan Rug 45222

Size: 8 ft 8 in x 17 ft (2.64 m x 5.18 m)

This chic antique rug from Khotan features a stunning platinum gray field decorated with a variety of important regional symbols set over a flavescent background.

Antique Khotan Rug, East Turkestan, Circa 1900 – Woven in 1910, this formal antique rug from East Turkestan features a variety of traditional regional symbols rendered in an unexpected and exceptionally sophisticated color palette of taupe and silvery platinum gray. Stunning borders incorporating strong eastern influences offset the elongated and subtly colored field. Cloud-motif borders incorporating the form of the symbolic Buddhist Ruyi scepter along with formal inner borders decorated with a labyrinthine pattern of pinyin motifs with fretwork details enclose the subtly colored field. Reciprocating S-hook borders formed by endless vine scrolls provide a final frame for the decorative field while carefully placed lotus blossoms and branching pomegranate motifs, which are one of Khotan

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