77196 Antique Blue Chinese Area rug with Qing Dynasty Style, Indigo Chinese Qing Rug 08'10 x 11'06 From Esmaili Rugs Collection. This hand-knotted wool antique Chinese area rug with Qing Dynasty style features an all-over floral pattern of blooming lotuses, scrolling tendrils, curling leaves, endless knots and cloud bands across a royal blue background. The intricate border echoes many of the motifs used throughout the field, incorporating a variety of traditional Chinese symbols. Pairs of fish appear in the center of each side of the border. The Chinese word for fish, yu, is a homophone for the Chinese word for abundance. A pair of fish is used to symbolize wealth, prosperity, faithfulness and marital happiness. An ensemble of peonies, lotuses, chrysanthemums, and plum blossoms also appear in the border. Together, these flowers represent the four seasons: summer, spring, autumn and winter. In a sumptuous monochromatic color palette of deep blues, given dimension by the addition of orange accents, this lavish antique Chinese rug would imbue any space with a sense of lush grandeur and shimmering elegance. Perfect for living room, front room, dining room, bedroom, lounge, loft, parlor, great room, state room, drawing room, office, studio, library, or study and pairs beautifully with canton style furniture. Rendered in variegated shades of navy blue, royal blue, blue, indigo, ink blue, cerulean, sky blue, terra cotta, burnt orange, and rust. Well-suited for various styles: Qing, Ming, Chippendale, chinoiserie, Chinese Export, Asian Antique, Asian Modern, Modern, Mid-Century Modern, and Art Deco. Abrash. Hand knotted wool. Made in China. Measures: 08'10 x 11'06.