Beautiful and Decorative Vintage Chinese Art Deco Round Rug, Country Of China, Circa Date: Mid-Twentieth Century – Here is a charming and beautifully composed vintage carpet – a circular Art Deco rug that was woven in China during the middle years of the twentieth century. China boasts one of the most ancient weaving traditions in the world, and is responsible for the creation of some of the most recognizable carpet styles ever developed. Though a vintage carpet from the mid-twentieth century, this charming circular rug showcases some quintessentially Chinese design elements that are centuries old. For instance, the ivory and blue pallet has been common in Chinese rugs dating back to at least the eighteenth century. Further, the circular medallion that lies at the center of the carpet is a traditional Chinese design element that frequently appears in rugs and carpets. Despite this traditionalism, the format and presentation of this carpet is decidedly Art Deco. When the Art Deco movement took over and became the dominant aesthetic idea in the West, art and design was affected throughout the world, resulting in bold and exciting works such as this charming vintage Chinese carpet. A lovely example, this carpet is an alluring Chinese Art Deco composition.