Vintage Chinese Deco Rug BB5844
A second quarter 20th century Chinese deco rug, the blue field with different shades of blues and irregular roundels of flowering vinery in each corner and the center.
The most recognizable rugs from the 1920’s and 1930 were made by Walter Nichols – the American who manufactured deco vintage area rugs 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 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 rugs for sale 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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