Vintage Chinese Deco Rug (size adjusted) BB3083

Vintage Chinese Deco Rug (size adjusted) Description:

A modern early 20th century Chinese Deco rug, the sand field with an overall design of irregular overlapping cloud shapes in blue, beige and brown with two squares of open gold, red and black stripes punctuating the right upper and lower corners.

The most recognizable vintage style area rugs from the 1920's and 1930 were made by Walter Nichols – the American who manufactured deco carpets in Tientsin. They were usually made of wool and the finest silk while depicting exotic Asian flowers and birds in very rich, bold colors like magenta, turquoise, emerald and ruby. Antique rugs for sale produced in Kashgar, Yarkand and Khotan in the Chinese occupied Autonomous Region of Sikiang are collectively known as Samarkands. Typically long and narrow with simplistic spacious designs rendered in a glossy wool, Samarkand beautiful rugs frequently employ colorations of lacquer reds and Chinese yellows. They are heavily influenced by the neighboring countries of China and Turkey and have been produced in this region since at least the seventeenth century.

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