Antique Silk Chinese Rug.
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Antique Silk Chinese Rug. BB6891 4'1" × 6'7" (124 × 200 cm) $15,000

This lovely antique rug is a splendid example of Chinese rug craft. Its firm body was thoroughly hand-woven of the finest silk which, next to excellent quality, gives the pile softness and sheen. The main field is adorned with six stylized medallions, scattered floral motifs and four corner spandrels with a distinct Asian feel, enclosed within a simple border for proper balance. The composition is rendered in a tasteful and versatile color palette combining warm tones of sandy beige and camel with fashionable light gray and anthracite, complemented by delicate touches of off-white. Well-made and qualitative, this antique silk Chinese vintage rug has a chance to serve its owners for generations, bringing in the unique charm oriental art.

A specialist rug dealer in oriental and western rugs and carpets, Doris Leslie Blau’s impressive collection of antique rugs include rare Turkish, Persian and Indian masterpieces, many of which date back to the Medieval Age. Some of these rugs are so rare that no more than a few exist in the entire world.


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Price: $15,000

Item No.: BB6891 Circa: 1900 Size: 4'1" × 6'7" (124 × 200 cm)
Style: Formal, Geometric Origin: China