Beautiful and Happy Small Scatter Size Red Square East Turkestan Khotan Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: East Turkestan Rugs, Circa Date: 1900 –
The colors of this square antique Khotan rug reflect the warmth of fire with its brilliant red color. It is also earthy, using brown, green, and ivory to cool the palette slightly. The colors of the antique square size small East Turkestan rug are used to contrast the background with the main design, but they do so in a way that makes it stand out and still gives it a peaceful feel.
The geometric design border and knot work in the corners of the field and the main border reflect a distinctive Chinese influence that is consistent with works found in this area of the world. This makes this antique East Turkestan Khotan rug a small, but important part of near Eastern art history. It is small enough to serve as a subtle, but important accent piece in any room.