An antique Khotan that is a sight for the eyes to see. The naturally dyed wool is manderine bliss with wear to perfection earned through time and history alone. Hand knotted within the field are 3 medallions framed by 4 corner elements. Also within the field, there is floral artwork and pomegranate elements, which can be seen in other Khotan rugs as well. Pomegranates were cultural and stylistic elements of prosperity to the weavers.
Khotan was considered one of the largest and most successful cities along the ancient route, an oasis in of the worldäó»s harshest deserts. Not only have goods traveled through, but also technologies, philosophies and genetics have transmitted from one culture to another. Khotan is in Eastern Turkistan, which is modern day China. They include several cultural influences including Turkish, Indian, Chinese and Persian and are considered fine oriental rugs that have a particular and distinct beauty of their own.
Colors ways include melon-orange, ivory, tan, saffron yellow, banana yellow, turmeric, camel, and dark oak.
Size: 4äó»3" x 8äó»6äó?
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