Samarkand Khotan Silk Rug Semi Antique Chinese Carpet Light Blue East Turkestan

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This is a very lovely oriental rug made in eastern region of Turkestan / Chinese border area. it is a so called Khotan carpet. These rugs have a fine hand-knotted structure, usually made of wool on a cotton foundation. This rare example is all pure natural mulberry silk - pile, warp and weft made of a lusterous pure silk thread. The main color is a light blue, which reflects the light. This effects a very dark and a very light rug, depending on which side of the rug one is looking at it. The condition of the rug is very good for it´s age, fringes, selvedge and pile are in excellent condition. The rug was hand-knotted in the 1950s-1960s, midcentury.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Knotted   Silk
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    4 ft. 1.6 in. W x 7 ft. 5 in. L
    126 cm W x 226 cm L
  • Seller Location
    Lohr, Bavaria, Germany
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU98059655321
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

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Located in Lohr, Bavaria, DE

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