Vintage Wool Pre-Owned Rugs Chinese Peking 70 x 143 cm

Vintage Wool Pre-Owned Rugs Chinese Peking 70 x 143 cm

Stunning colours with amazing bold and floral patterns, surrounded by a contrasting border, this is a high quality short pile rug. China has a long tradition of carpets and the original ones, probably used as merchandise, are dated at over 2.000 years ago, and were used as carpets for the imperial courts. The art of knotting carpets was however, introduced somewhere around the 15th and 17th century in China. The patterns on some of the older Chinese carpets are often taken from the patterns of the porcelain painters and from silks. In some cases the patterns also show old religous symbols with distinguished dragon patterns. The symbols in these carpets ocassionally have taostic or buddhistic origins. Thin warp threads of cotton can often be found in the elderly carpets, which together with rough pile yarn gives large knots and carpets that are fairly thick, but also soft and flexible. These carpets are manufactured in the provinces of Kansu, Ningxia, Suiyan and in Inner Mongolia near the city of Baotou (Baotou carpets, often in small sizes, characterized by landscape and symbolic motifs with blue in different nuances as a dominating colours) . Later on Shansi-, Hopei- and Shantung provinces were added as some of the manufacturing provinces.

  • Features

    • Primary Colour: Pink
    • Secondary Colour: Beige
    • Tertiary Colour:Multi-Coloured
    • Length(cm): 143
    • Width(cm): 70
    • Total Height(mm): 15.5
    • Weight(Kg): 8.90
    • Main Material: Wool(100%)
    • Secondary Material:(blank)(0%)
    • Tertiary Material:(blank)(0%)
    • Origin/Designed: China
    • Construction: Hand Knotted
    • Category: Traditional
    • Shape: Rectangle
    • Room: Living Room/Bedroom
  • Shipping Info

    Free Delivery available on all items.

    Estimated Delivery Times: 4 - 6 Working Days.

    Note: Actual delivery times may vary due to external factors

    For a faster option, choose to collect in Store, usually same day

  • Return & Refund

    We understand that from time to time, despite our best efforts, we don't manage to find the perfect rug for you.

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a FULL Return Policy for a period of 14 Calendar Days and a full refund will be issued, provided that the "Returned Item" is in its original sellable condition.

  • Please Note

    This rug is 'unique' and the rug in the picture is the one you will receive should you decide to order from us. Allow for a slight variation of colours depending on monitor settings.

    We guarantee that the above carpet is a genuine hand-knotted oriental carpet. Due to the construction methods, please allow for slight variations of 1-5 cm in the dimensions. Because this rug has been used before, there will be areas which may be worn, faded. or stained, which is sometimes visible in the pictures, but sometimes not.

    If you have any doubt, feel free to visit us and see for yourself or call us to ask for more information.

Size Range
Main Colour: Pink

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