An important wool, silk and gilt metal threads rug decorated with lotus scrolls Maximize

An important wool, silk and gilt metal threads rug decorated with lotus scrolls

Wool, silk and gilted metal threads
China
19th century
Qing
Dimensions : 189 x 264 cm
French private Collection

The rectangular rug is adorned with silk and wool floral scrolls on a gilt metallic threads ground. The centre is with a character in a cartouche surrounded with floral scrolls in blue shades. The rug is also decorated with an important frieze of keyfrets, flowers sprays and blooming lotus flowers in blue and oranges shades. On the upper part of the rug, there is a workshop mark