53395 Antique Chinese Baotou Rug with Qing Dynasty Style 06'04 x 08'10. This hand-knotted wool antique Chinese Baotou rug features an all-over geometric pattern overlaid upon a sumptuous deep blue backdrop. Located in the Inner Mongolia region of northern China, the city of Baotou was a major weaving center known for producing high-quality wool, and for its expert dyers and weavers’ unparalleled mastery of the use of indigo. This antique Chinese Baotou rug beautifully showcases the rich palette of blues and timeless style that is so beloved amongst Chinese rugs. The central pattern’s motif is comprised of stylized ruyi clouds enclosing a center rosette. A classic fretwork main border and winding S-shape inner border frame the composition. Though this antique Chinese rug’s streamlined composition made up of only a repetitive field design and two borders might seem simplistic, the elegant interplay between the piece’s various geometric patterns generates a great deal of visual interest and imparts a dignified sensibility. The pile is plush and wonderfully soft underfoot, and has a lustrous sheen. Its monochromatic color palette is versatile yet striking. Though well over a hundred years old, this piece is in such fine condition, one might not be surprised if it had been woven this decade. While it would be perfectly at home in a traditional interior, this antique Chinese Baotou rug also has a modern sensibility that would complement nearly all interior styles, from Bauhaus to Memphis and everything in between. This piece has been rendered in variegated shades of royal blue, navy blue, azure, sapphire, ink blue, cobalt, cerulean, sky blue, celadon, and indigo. It would be perfect for a living room, bedroom, dining room, den, family room, great room, study, studio, library, loft, formal sitting room, wine cellar, executive suite, conservatory, hotel lobby, music room, drawing room, billiards room, clubhouse, large home office, master retreat, entertainment parlor, theatre room, music room, or lounge area. Iconic in its styling, this antique Chinese Baotou rug would be well-suited for a wide range of interior styles, including Traditional, Transitional, Eclectic, Modern, Neoclassical, Georgian, Regency, Empire, Victorian, Arts & Crafts, Craftsman, Aesthetic Movement, Edwardian, Jazz Age, Art Deco, Hollywood Regency, Mid-Century Modern, English Country, French Provincial, Bohemian, Boho Chic, Chinoiserie, Asian Antique, Asian Modern, Japanese, Ming, Qing and Republic Period. For a modern curated look, this piece would be perfect for layering with silk, fur, velvet and pairing with Lucite, chrome, marble, high-shine and lacquered surfaces, mirrored objects, ornate Art Deco filigree furniture, crystal chandeliers, and Louis IV chairs. Abrash. Hand-knotted wool. Made in China (Inner Mongolia). Bao Tou. Pao Tou. Measures: 06'04 x 08'10.