Chinese Peking 1898

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10’ 3” x 11" 10”      Chinese Peking in a  “Near Square” Size with Bird and Symbols for  Fortune, Prosperity, and Long Life from the 4th quarter of the 1800s.  The rug has a very unique and beautiful wheat field color with French blue and navy blue Designs.  The design in the field consists of a large medallion with two birds in tree branches surrounded by various Chinese symbols for fortune, prosperity,  and long life.  The colors in the field and border include baby blue, French blue, brown, and antique  ivory.  The design of this Peking rug is very similar to the design of the Ningxia carpets from the 18th and the early 19th centuries with a lattice border and open field.

Dimensions: 10’ 3” x 11" 10”
Date of Manufacture:  4th Quarter of the 1800s
Place of Origin:  China
Material:  Wool pile on a cotton foundation with vegetable dyes
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

SKU: 1898

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