Vintage Chinese Carpet BB3225
Vintage Chinese Carpet Description:
A Chinese rug, the oatmeal field with a subtle key-pattern and lotus vinery design overall around a central key-pattern roundel within a cobalt blue lotus and angular vinery border with a darker blue outer stripe.
Decorative rugs for sale for the western market were originally made in countries such as India, Persia and Turkey. As the industrial revolution created a new merchant class, antique oriental rugs were a sought-after status symbol demonstrating wealth and good taste. Watch any period film set in the late 19th or early 20th centuries and you will almost certainly see an vintage area rug on the floor.