Antique Silk Chinese Runner (fragment) BB6506 1'10" × 10'8" $8,000
The elegance of antique Chinese rugs and carpets made them internationally recognizable, but their beauty is not the only reason for the popularity they seem to enjoy. Known for the great quality of their weave, they continue to charm both art collectors and interior designers.
This stunning carpet runner, woven circa 1880 by an undoubtedly talented weaver, displays a stunning pattern that immediately draws the eye. It was achieved not by mere weaving, but experimenting with the height of the pile. It features a composition of thick elaborate vines, large leafs and delicate flowers in full bloom, undoubtedly inspired by traditional Chinese floral motifs. The color palette chosen by vintage carpet weaver was based on the different shades of gray. This antique carpet runner is bound to serve both you and your family for the decades to come, so allow yourself for that bit of luxury!
Antique Silk Chinese Runner (fragment) BB6506